Truffle Mac n' Cheese

It only takes a few simple steps to make the rich sauce for this melt-in-your-mouth mainstay. Not to mention, comforting macaroni and cheese reaches a new level of gourmet with a drizzle of sumptuous truffle infused olive oil. Try baking individual portions in oiled muffin pans, and pass a tray of mini macs at your next party.

4 tbsp Truffle Olive Oil

4 tbsp all-purpose flour

4 cups milk

1/2 tsp sea salt

1/4 tsp fresh cracked pepper

2 (8-ounce) bags of sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 1 (16-ounce) package elbow macaroni, cooked al dente

Preheat oven to 400°F. In a large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-low heat, add the Truffle Olive Oil and whisk in flour until smooth. Cook, stirring constantly, for one minute. Gradually whisk in milk, and cook, whisking constantly, for 5 minutes or until thickened. Whisk in salt, pepper, and shredded cheese, reserving 3/4 cup. Stir in pasta and mix well. Spoon pasta mixture into a lightly greased 2-quart baking dish; top with remaining cheese. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until golden and bubbly. Drizzle with additional Truffle Olive Oil before serving.

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