French Onion Mac n’ Cheese

French Onion Mac n' Cheese

Inspired by the famous French Onion Soup! 

Ingredients

For the caramelized onions:

  • 1 large Vidalia Onion, sliced
  • 1/2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce

For the Mac n’ Cheese

  • 1/2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup beef stock
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded Gruyere Cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Fontina Cheese
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly cracked pepper
  • 1/4 lb. Elbow macaroni, cooked

Steps

For the Onions :

  1. Thinly slice your onion and add them to a saucepan with your olive oil and 1/2 tbsp butter. Cook on medium/low heat for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add your Worcestershire Sauce to your onions and continue cooking for another 5 mins until deep brown. Set aside.

For the Mac n’ Cheese:

  1. In a separate saucepan, add 1/2 tbsp of butter along with the flour and whisk until thoroughly combined. Slowly whisk in the whole milk, beef broth, salt, pepper and continue stirring until the sauce thickens. Add your Gruyere cheese and stir until combined.
  2. Add your cooked macaroni and coat in your sauce. Mix in your caramelized onions, and top with your fontina cheese.
  3. Broil for 5 minutes and serve!

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