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cajun crab mac and cheese

Cajun Crab Mac and Cheese

This cajun crab mac and cheese is everything an easy dinner recipe should be. Quick, simple, flavorful - and packed with cheddar cheese.

Course dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword mac and cheese
Cook Time 33 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb elbow mac and cheese
  • 1/2 lb lump crab meat
  • 3 tbsp all purpose flour
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 12 oz cheddar cheese
  • 2 and 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 tbsp Urban Accents Cajun Street Seasoning

Instructions

  1. Cook elbow noodles according to instructions on box.

  2. Begin by melting butter in a sauce pan over medium heat.

  3. Add flour and whisk to make a roux. The color of the mixture should be light brown.

  4. Add milk slowly while consistently stirring.

  5. Once the mixture begins bubbling, slowly add cheese while stirring.

  6. Add cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper, and stir.

  7. Preheat oven to 425.

  8. Add elbow noodles to a casserole dish and spread out in an even layer. Add crab meat and stir.

  9. Add cheese sauce and stir.

  10. Top with additional cheddar cheese and bake for 10 minutes.

  11. Serve and enjoy!