Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine and Brian O'Reilly
Print
Maine Lobster Macaroni Cheese with Truffle Oil
Total:
55 min
Prep:
25 min
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
55 min
Prep:
25 min
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lobster meat
  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 1 pound dried macaroni pasta
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
  • 1 cup chopped white onion
  • 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, or as needed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup fish stock or vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups sharp shredded Cheddar (8 year-old aged if you can get it)
  • Salt
  • White pepper
  • White truffle oil (2 or 3 tablespoons)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives

Directions

Bring a pot of water to boiling for the pasta. Saute lobster meat in oil until it is no longer translucent, and set aside. Cook the pasta until al dente and drain well so that you don't have excess cooking water which will dilute the flavor. While the pasta is cooking, melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat, and add the onion and garlic, cooking until translucent, being careful not to burn it. Add the flour a little at a time to make a roux. Do this gradually because some batches of flour absorb more than others and you may not need as much. Add the bay leaves, and then incorporate the vegetable or fish stock a little at a time to form a smooth sauce. Simmer for a least 10 minutes to allow the flour to "cook out," then remove the bay leaves. Add the heavy cream and Cheddar, then season with salt and white pepper. Stir the lobster meat into the cheese mixture, then fold in as much pasta as you need to acquire the right consistency for macaroni and cheese. Transfer to a serving bowl and drizzle sparingly with truffle oil and garnish with chopped chives.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Get the Recipe

Gabriele's Limoncello 01:28

Gabriele shares his family recipe for a delicious summertime libation.

Similar Topics:

On TV

Haylie's America

7:30am | 6:30c

Haylie's America

8:30am | 7:30c

Haylie's America

9:30am | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10am | 9c

Cheap Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Cheap Eats

11am | 10c

Cheap Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Eats

12pm | 11c

Unique Eats

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Eats

1pm | 12c

Unique Eats

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Carnival Eats

10pm | 9c

Carnival Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Carnival Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

Trending Videos

Brunch Bonanza

So Much Pretty Food Here