About Noodles & Company
Noodles & Company is a fast casual restaurant chain where its globally inspired dishes come together to create Your World Kitchen. It is a restaurant where Japanese Pan Noodles rest comfortably next to Penne Rosa and Wisconsin Mac & Cheese, but where world flavors don’t end at just noodles. Inspired by some of the world’s most celebrated flavor combinations, Noodles & Company’s menu offers appetizers, soups, salads and sandwiches, too. Everything is made fresh to order, just as you like it, using quality ingredients. Dishes are delivered to the table allowing guests time to sit and relax or grab a quick bite. With more than 380 locations nationwide, from California to Connecticut, guests can find a location nearest them and take a tour of the global menu by visitingwww.noodles.com.
Wisconsin Mac and Cheese
WISCONSIN MAC and CHEESE
Noodles and Company Copycat Recipe
2 lbs macaroni noodles
4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons flour
4 cups half and half cream or 4 cups whole milk
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
4 cups Monterey jack cheese, shredded
2 cups Colby Monterey jack cheese, fine shred
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped (garnish)
Cook the macaroni according to the directions to al dente; do not overcook
Heat a sauce pan over medium heat. Add the butter to the pan and melt. Then add the flour. Start to whisk and make a roux.Whisk until the butter mixture starts to boil and bubble. Cook for another minute until it starts to lightly brown. Slowly whisk in the cream. Continue to whisk and cook until it starts to thicken up. Add the salt, pepper, paprika and Monterey Jack cheese. Whisk until the cheese is melted. The sauce will still be a little runny.
Pour about 1/2 cup of the cheese sauce into the bottom of a bowl. Then add about 1 cup of cooked noodles over the sauce.Top this with about 1/2 cup of the shredded Colby jack. Top with fresh parsley for color. Before you eat; mix it all together in your bowl into delicious perfection.