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Steak Fajita Macaroni and Cheese

July 14th is “Mac and Cheese Day” and we would never leave anyone high and dry without a brand new dish to celebrate and honor this perfect comfort meal’s day. Boca Grove’s Executive Chef Dominick Laudia has provided us with a dish ideal for two, the “Steak Fajita Mac and Cheese”.
 
For the Steak Fajita Mixture
½ lb.                                       Flank Steak
1 oz.                                      Oil
As needed                            Salt and Pepper
1 cup                                     Mixed Peppers, Cut into Strips
½ cup                                    Onions, Cut into Strips
1 oz.                                       Oil
 
Method:
Rub steak with oil and season with salt and pepper.
Grill or broil flank steak – four minutes each side.
Remove from the grill and allow to rest.
Slice thin with the cross grain.
In a skillet add the oil and sauté the peppers and onions until soft.
 
For the Mac and Cheese: 
½ lb.                                       Elbow Pasta
 
Method:
Cook in salted boiling water until tender.
Chill and reserve.
 
For the Cheese Sauce:
2 cups                                   Heavy Cream
4 oz.                                      Velveeta Cheese
4 oz.                                      Parmesan Cheese
1 tsp.                                     Dry Mustard
1 tsp.                                     Worcestershire Sauce
As needed                            Salt and Pepper
 
Method:
Bring the heavy cream to a boil in a sauce pot.
Reduce to simmer.
Add in cheeses and allow them to melt.
Add in mustard, Worcestershire sauce and salt and pepper to taste.
 
For the Topping:
½ cup                                    Breadcrumbs
¼ cup                                    Grated Parmesan Cheese
 
To Assemble:
In a mixing bowl combine the pasta and cheese sauce.
Add the steak, peppers and onions.
Place the mixture in a baking dish.
Top with breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese.
Place in a 350-degree oven for 15 minutes.
Remove and serve with guacamole, sour cream, fresh diced tomatoes and scallions.
 
Your plain macaroni and cheese will never be the same again after having this dish.     
Posted: 7/14/2017 1:59:49 PM by Heather Dupree | with 0 comments