Baked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Indulge in a creamy, delicious homemade baked gouda mac and cheese for the ultimate comfort food! This easy-to-follow recipe has a rich, creamy texture and is ready in just 45 minutes!

What you Need

Cook macaroni


Add salt to a large pot of water and bring to a boil. Cook macaroni until al dente. Set aside.

Saute aromatics


Melt butter in a large saucepan. Add onion and cook until translucent about 5 minutes.

Add spices


Stir in the flour, mustard powder, pepper, and salt. Let the flour cook for 1 minute, stirring often.

Add milk


Slowly pour in milk, stirring or whisking continuously, and cook until thickened.

Add cheese


Add in the shredded cheeses and stir until it melts into a creamy cheese sauce.

Mix macaroni


Remove from heat. Stir in the cooked pasta after draining. Transfer the macaroni to the prepared baking dish.



Top with remaining cheese in an even layer. Bake until the cheese is melted and lightly browned.

- Use gouda cheese with a high fat content for maximum creaminess and flavor. - A little salt and pepper goes a long way when it comes to this gouda mac and cheese.

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