Crab Macaroni and Cheese

Serves: 8
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Crab Macaroni and Cheese

Ingredients

2 ½ cups dry macaroni

¼ cup butter

¼ cup flour

3 cups whole milk

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/4 teaspoon mustard

1/4 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning

2 1/2 cups sharp shredded cheese, divided

1 can condensed cream of shrimp soup

16 oz. jumbo lump crab meat

¼ cup bread crumbs

Chopped parsley to garnish

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Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain cooked macaroni and set aside.
     
  2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Add flour and whisk together to form a paste and cook until lightly brown. Whisk milk in portions until mixture is blended and creamy. Remove from heat.
     
  3. Add salt, pepper, mustard, and old bay seasoning to milk mixture. Whisk together with 2 cups of shredded cheese until smooth in consistency. Stir in crab and cooked macaroni until well combined.
     
  4. Pour mixture in a baking dish. Top with bread crumbs and remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake until topping is browned and cheese melts, approximately 30 minutes. Garnish with parsley