Manchego Mac ’n’ Cheese

manchego mac n cheese

Recipe by Selma Brown Morrow

  • 4Servings


  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup panko
  • 1 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 8 oz. Manchego cheese, grated
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half
  • 1/3 cup plain yogurt
  • 8 oz. macaroni, cooked


In skillet, melt butter over medium; toast panko, stirring often, about 4 minutes. Add paprika; season. In saucepan, toss next 3 ingredients. Stir in half-and-half and yogurt. Cook over medium-low, whisking until smooth, about 5 minutes; season. Stir in pasta; top with panko.

Crunch Factor: Panko isn’t just for breading. Toast and season it to add savory crunch to tons of dishes, like roasted veggies or green salads.