Chef Susan Burdain from The Flatiron Room is in the Good Day Cafe showing us how to make a great Mac & Cheese.
The Flatiron Room Mac & Cheese
1 Tablespoon sliced shallots
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon sliced calabrian chiles
2 teaspoons minced dates
1 Cup heavy cream
handful of cut, pre-roasted brussel sprouts
1 table spoon grated parmesan
2 ounces shredded gouda cheese
1 pint pre-cooked pasta (we use radiatore)
1 tablespoon hot sauce
top with seasoned panko
In a sautee pan, medium-high heat, add shallots, minced garlic, chiles, dates & brussel sprouts, sautee for 1 minute.
Add cream, parmesan, gouda, cook until cheese melts
Add hot sauce, pasta, mix until all the pasta is coated
Pour into cast iron dish, top with seasoned panko and finish cooking in oven, a few minutes until panko is browned and cheese sauce is bubbling.