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Gourmet Mushroom Mac n Cheese Recipe

4 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Main Food Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 240 kcal


  • Rigatoni Pasta 2 cups
  • Unsalted butter 1/2 cup
  • Whole milk 1 cup
  • Heavy cream 1/4 cup
  • All purpose flour 1/2 cup
  • Sharp cheddar cheese grated 3 cups
  • Gruyere cheese grated 1 cup
  • Parmesan Cheese 1/2 cup
  • Smoked paprika 2tsp
  • Garlic powder 2tsp
  • Onion salt 2tsp
  • Mushrooms 5-6
  • Scallions finely chopped 1/2 cup
  • Panko bread crumbs
  • Truffle oil


  • Cook pasta according to box instructions to make it perfectly al dente or even slightly less.
  • Melt butter in a pan, whisk in flour and keep stirring for about 1 minute until golden brown.
  • Next, slowly stir in the milk and heavy cream until well combined. Continue stirring until it starts bubbling. Whisk in salt, pepper, smoked paprika, garlic powder and 1tsp of onion salt.
  • Add all but 1 cup of the shredded cheeses and whisk until smooth. Sauce should be thick and creamy.
  • Add the pasta and combine together until pasta is fully coated with the cheese sauce.
  • Pour the mac and cheese into a baking dish coated with butter. Top with remaining 1 cup of shredded cheese and drizzle with truffle oil.
  • Sauté cut mushrooms in hot avocado oil and add onion salt, smoked paprika, 1/4 tsp sugar and fry till crispy.
  • Top the Mac n Cheese with mushrooms, scallions, Parmesan cheese and Panko crumbs. Bake at 400F until bubbly and beautifully golden.
  • Drizzle with more truffle oil and serve with love.

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