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Four-Cheese Macaroni

I adapted this recipe from one a friend gave to me. It has a distinctive blue cheese taste and is very filling. I like to serve it with chicken. —Darlene Marturano, W. Suffield, Connecticut
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) elbow macaroni
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups 2% milk
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Cook macaroni according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth; gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Reduce heat to low; stir in cheeses until melted. Drain macaroni; add to cheese sauce and stir until coated.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 508 calories, 23g fat (13g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 603mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 26g protein.

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