Tillamook Mac and Cheese with Maytag Crust Recipe from Artist Point, Wilderness Lodge
4 Tbsp Butter
3 Tbsp Flour
3 Cups Milk
1/2 Tsp Kosher Salt
1/4 Tsp White Pepper
1 Cup Shredded Tillamook Cheddar Cheese
4 Cups Cooked Pasta
1 Cup Maytag Bleu Cheese, crumbled
1/2 Cup Panko Japanese Bread Crumbs
Yield: 4 servings
Melt butter in a 1-quart saucepan over low heat. Whisk in flour, stirring to combine. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Cook over a low heat for 5 minutes more.
Gradually add milk, whisking constantly until thickened. Season with salt and pepper.
Add shredded Tillamook cheddar and stir to incorporate evenly.
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Pour sauce over cooked pasta, stir to coat and place in an oven-proof dish.
Combine crumbled Maytag bleu cheese and panko bread crumbs, and top the pasta.
Bake in oven at 375°F for approximately 30 minutes. Center should be hot and the topping golden brown.