Crave’s Mac & Cheese

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Recipe from Crave Restaurant in Akron

*Crave’s Mac & Cheese is blackened chicken over smoked Gouda cheese and pasta with roasted garlic butter sauce.

Rub chicken breasts with Cajun seasoning.

Smoked Gouda cheese base for pasta:
1 cup grated smoked Gouda cheese
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1 Tablespoon garlic finely chopped

Mix on low heat and whisk in cheese.

Pick a fun and different type of pasta. Cook according to directions.

Fold cooked pasta into Gouda cheese mixture. Stir until warm.

Pan-sear chicken in olive oil until chicken is cooked through.

Garlic Butter Sauce:
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup roasted garlic paste
salt & pepper
fresh herbs (parsley, sage, thyme, chive, oregano)

Layer pasta and garlic sauce. Top with chicken.