Who doesn’t love a good Mac & Cheese? Indulge yourself in shredded Canadian Cheddar cheese melted over tender elbow macaronis and chunks of rotisserie chicken breasts, or go all out with pan fried chicken legs!
Prep time: 15 min | Total time: 40 min | Serves: 8
2 1/4 cups (560 mL) Compliments Elbow Macaroni
1/4 cup (60 mL) butter
1 large onion, finely diced
1/4 cup (60 mL) all-purpose flour
4 cups (1 L) milk
2 cups (500 mL) cheddar cheese with Compliments
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
2 rotisserie chicken breasts (or other cooked chicken), shredded or chopped
1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped chives
Step 1 : Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta; set aside and keep warm.
Step 2 : Meanwhile, in saucepan, melt the butter and stir in onion. Cook 5 to 8 min., or until tender. Sprinkle with flour. Cook 2 min., stirring. Slowly whisk in milk until sauce is smooth. Bring just to a boil; whisking constantly. Reduce heat to a simmer; cook 10 to 12 min., stirring frequently, until sauce thickens slightly. Add cheese; stir until melted. Mix in macaroni, salt and pepper.
Step 3 : Transfer to serving bowl(s). Top with chicken and garnish with chives.
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