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'Flemings' Chipotle Mac 'N' Cheese


The Original Recipe from Flemings Steakhouse in Middleton, WI.

servings:Makes 4 servings


  • 2 Tbsp. Butter
  • 2 Tbsp. Finely Minced Jalepeño, Seeded
  • 1 Tbsp. Finely Minced Green Onion
  • (the white and light green part only)
  • 2 Tbsp. All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Cup Whole Milk (I use 1%)
  • 1 Cup Cream
  • 3 Cups Shredded Smoked Chedder Cheese
  • 1/4 Tsp. (heaping) Salt
  • 1/8 Tsp. Ground Chipotle Pepper
  • 1/2 lb. Uncooked Cellentani Pasta
  • 1 Tbsp. Melted Butter
  • 1/4 Tsp. Ground Chipotle Pepper
  • Dash Salt
  • 2 Tbsp. Panko (Japanese Bread Crumbs)
  • Minced Parsley
'Flemings' Chipotle Mac 'N' Cheese photo


  • 1

    Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Add Jalepeño, green onion and saute slowly (about 5 min). You want them to soften, not turn brown.

  • 2

    Whisk in flour & continue to cook 5min.

  • 3

    Add milk, cream, cheese, salt & ground chipotle. Continue cooking 10-15 minutes. Stir often until thick.

  • 4

    While cheese sauce is thickening, cook pasta in 6-8 cups boiling water for 11 minutes (or until soft).

  • 5

    Make breadcrumb topping by stirring 1/4 Tsp. Chipotle pepper & dash salt into 1 Tbsp. melted butter. Measeure 1 Tsp. this mixture into 2 Tbsp Panko breadcrumbs & stir until well-coated.

  • 6

    Toss the remaining Chipotle butter

  • 7

    Drain pasta, combine with cheese sauce. Spoon onton serving dish, top with Chipotle breadcrumb topping & parsley.



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