I have always loved mac 'n' cheese. By that, I mean real with mac 'n' cheese, with a real cheese sauce, not the yucky powdered Kraft stuff. In fact, although I adore this decadent cheesy pasta, I refuse nothing less than perfection. And here for you all, is the perfect ooey gooey cheesy BEST gluten free macaroni and cheese that I have ever encountered. Plus it only takes 20 minutes to make!
I believe several months ago I posted a similar gluten free macaroni and cheese recipe, but since then, I have refined my technique a little bit, and have modified the cheese sauce making it even tastier. I discovered that using only one cheese in the sauce makes it rather dull. However, combing three different cheeses causes an epic explosion of cheesy awesomeness.
3-CHEESE GLUTEN FREE MAC 'N' CHEESE
TIME: 20 MIN
12 oz gluten free elbow pasta, cooked
8 tablespoons (or 1 stick) butter, melted
1/2 cup corn starch
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk
1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese
1/2 cup Colby Jack cheese
1/2 cup American cheese
Mix together melted butter, corn starch, salt, and milk together in a saucepan over medium heat until thickened.
Add in the three different cheeses, stirring until melted. Mix in the cooked pasta. Serve immediately.