Irish Macaroni & Cheese

This three-cheese macaroni topped with crispy breadcrumbs will always be the hit of the party.


Ingredients

  • 1 pound pasta of your choice, like penne, macaroni or ziti
  • 3 1⁄2 cups milk
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 cup Kerrygold™ Aged Reduced Fat Cheddar, shredded
  • 1⁄2 cup Kerrygold™ Blarney Castle Cheese, shredded
  • 6 tablespoons Kerrygold™ Butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup Kerrygold™ Dubliner® Cheese, shredded and divided
  • 1⁄4 cup flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup bread crumbs

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Melt 3 Tbsp. butter.
  • Add flour and whisk over medium heat.
  • Pour in milk slowly. Whisking well until incorporated and smooth. (It will be thick at first.) Add cayenne pepper, white pepper and sea salt.
  • Gradually add the cheeses, reserving 1/2 of the Dubliner cheese, whisking until incorporated.
  • Add pasta into cheese sauce. Pour into casserole dish.
  • Mix together remaining Dubliner cheese, breadcrumbs, 3 Tbsp. melted butter and parsley. Top the pasta mixture with this mixture.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes.