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French Onion Mac n' Cheese {Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts}
French Onion Mac N' Cheese
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Creamy mac n' cheese with caramelized onion, bacon, and topped with croutons.
Servings: 6
Author: Erin
Ingredients
  • 1 pound pasta , cooked 2 minutes shy of the time on the box
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 6 ounces Gruyere cheese , shredded
  • 6 ounces Monterey Jack , shredded
  • 6 ounces mozzarella cheese , shredded
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp fresh grated nutmeg
  • 1 cup caramelized onions
  • 1/2 cup crumbled bacon
  • 1/2 cup croutons , crushed
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a sauce pan melt butter. Add garlic and saute until fragrant. Mix in flour, and stir until it forms a paste. Slowly whisk in the milk, stirring constantly. Add salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
  3. Stir in cheeses, and mix until hot and smooth. Remove from heat.
  4. In a large bowl mix together cooked pasta, bacon, caramelized onions and cheese sauce.
  5. Pour into a large casserole dish. Top with crushed croutons.
  6. Place in oven for 20-25 minutes; until bubbly and the croutons are golden.