Draya-Inspired Mac and Cheese

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Draya-Inspired Mac and Cheese

  • Servings: 8
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  • 1 box of macaroni noodles (will use 4 cups for the amount pictured)
  • 5-6 cups of assorted cheeses (here: sharp cheddar, gruyere, and gouda)
  • 5 Tbsp salted butter
  • 1 Tbsp flour
  • 1 Tbsp chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp almond milk (can use heavy cream, half and half or milk)
  • assort seasonings (here: onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, pepper, salt, Herbes de providence)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Boil water in a large pot and add pasta
  3. Boil for 8 minute or until done, drain and set aside in large bowl
  4. In medium sized pot, melt 4 Tbsp of butter, and add flour
  5. Add 4 cups of cheese to the roux, and whisk with stock and milk
  6. When completely combined, mix sauce into drained pasta
  7. Season to taste
  8. Butter oven-safe dish with remaining Tbsp of butter, add pasta mixture
  9. Top with remaining cheese and a sprinkle of pepper and paprika
  10. Bake in oven for 15 mins or until golden brown
  11. Stuff face.