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• Thanksgiving Leftover Mac n Cheese •

• Ingredients •

You will need

  • 1 pound Elbow macaroni
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 Stick butter
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 5 cups Whole milk
  • 4 cups Jarlsberg® cheese, grated
  • 2 cups Pulled turkey meat, chopped
  • 1 tsp. Dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. Garlic powder
  • 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp. Butter, melted
  • 1 cup Stuffing

Makes 10 servings

Enjoy classic Thanksgiving flavor anytime by serving up this mac n cheese. Creamy, savory, and cheesy!

Directions

Bring 6 quarts of water to a rolling boil and add 1 Tbsp. salt. Add pasta and stir gently allowing it boil for about 7-8 minutes, until “al dente”. Remove from heat, drain well and pour some cold water to allow to cool down slightly. Place in a large bowl and set aside.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease a 13 x 9 casserole dish.

For béchamel sauce, start by making a roux in a medium sauce pan. Melt butter under medium heat and whisk in flour. Keep whisking under until roux is browned, about 5-6 minutes. Gently whisk in the milk until combined. Continue whisking the sauce until it thickens and begins to simmer, about 10-12 minutes. Whisk in 1 tsp. salt, dried thyme and garlic powder.

Remove from heat and add shredded Jarlsberg® and mix until melted. Fold in turkey, then mix cheese sauce with pasta.

Mix Panko breadcrumbs with melted butter in a medium bowl until combined. Use your fingers to crumble leftover stuffing into the bowl and combine gently with buttered breadcrumbs.

Pour mac n cheese inside casserole dish and top with stuffing mixture. Bake in oven for 20-25 minutes, until stuffing is browned and mac n cheese is heated through.