Roasted Garlic Mac and Cheese

The garlic can be roasted ahead of time, anytime your oven is on.

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  • Servings: 6 to 8 

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  • 1 head garlic
  • 1 pound tube pasta
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups grated white cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese

How to make this recipe

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

  2. Cut the top 1/4 inch off the garlic, then sprinkle the head of garlic with a pinch of salt and wrap in foil. Roast the garlic in the oven until golden, about 45 minutes. Squeeze the garlic cloves from the skins and reserve.

  3. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the pasta until al dente, then drain.

Contributed By Photo © Ian Knauer Published March 2014

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