4.34 from 15 votes
White cheddar Lobster mac and cheese
Lobster Mac and Cheese
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

When you're looking for that special side dish my Lobster Mac and Cheese will definitely make and dinner extra special!  Your friends and family will love this restaurant style dish

Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lobster mac and cheese, mac and cheese, macaroni and cheese
Servings: 8
Calories: 612 kcal
Author: Chef Dennis Littley
Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoon flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 pound cooked lobster meat body and claw
  • 1 lb elbow macaroni or your favorite pasta
  • 16 oz sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • ½ cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg optional
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350° and grease an 8" x 8" baking dish

  2. Boil the elbow macaroni for 7 minutes or until al dente, drain and set aside
  3. cut the already cooked lobster meat into manageable pieces
  4. heat the milk in a saucepan until hot, but do not allow it to boil. 
  5. In a heavy saucepan, melt the butter and then add the flour, whisking until combined
  6. Gradually add the heated milk, whisking constantly until the mixture becomes smooth and creamy.  You may need to add additional milk or water if it becomes too thick.

  7. add in the shredded cheese and mix until fully incorporated

  8. Stir in the salt, pepper, nutmeg and mix well

  9. start a layer of the cooked macaroni in the baking dish and ladle cheese sauce covering it completely. 

  10. Add a layer of lobster pieces , and then another layer of macaroni.

  11. add a few pieces of lobster on top(for visual appeal) of the last layer of pasta and then cover with the remaining cheese sauce.

  12. sprinkle the Italian bread crumbs on top of the finished mixture and bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.  

  13. For the last 5 minutes turn on the broiler to add color to the top.

  14. Remove from oven and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Lobster Mac and Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 612 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 17g85%
Cholesterol 152mg51%
Sodium 1062mg44%
Potassium 393mg11%
Carbohydrates 54g18%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 855IU17%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 553mg55%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.