Perfect Rich And Creamy Kerrygold Irish Mac And Cheese Recipe

Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter is made from the milk of cows, the difference is in the taste, rich and creamy with just the right amount of sweetness.

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Enjoy this amazing Kerrygold Irish mac and cheese recipe


  •  1 pound macaroni, penne or ziti, cooked tender and cooled
  • 4 tablespoons Kerrygold Unsalted Butter
  • 3/4 cup onion, small dice
  • Pinch of sugar
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup Kerrygold Aged Cheddar or Reserve Cheddar, grated
  • 1 cup Kerrygold Swiss Cheese, grated
  • 1 1/2 cups Kerrygold Dubliner Cheese, grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs


  • Cook pasta according to packaging instructions, then set aside to cool
  • In a saucepan, melt Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter over medium heat
  • Add onion and lightly season with salt
  • Add a pinch of sugar and cook onion until translucent
  • Add flour and cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly (Do not cook long enough to colour)
  • Whisk in milk and cream and incorporate entirely
  • Bring mixture to a simmer
  • Add bay leaf and cloves
  • Reduce burner to low heat
  • Cook for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally
  • Turn off heat and remove bay leaf
  • Whisk in 1 cup each of the Kerrygold Cheddar and Swiss Cheeses, until incorporated
  • Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg
  • In large bowl, combine pasta and cheese sauce
  • Spoon into 2 1/2-quart casserole dish
  • Combine remaining cheese. Top with grated Dubliner, thyme or other chopped herb, and a small handful of breadcrumbs
  • Bake at 375° F for 8 to 10 minutes

Enjoy this perfect comfort food! Looks so delicious and satisfying.



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