Homemade Macaroni and Three Cheeses is made with a delicious blend of cheeses and a surprise ingredient that enhances their flavor. You must try this tasty recipe at least once! Recipe and photography by Beverly Davis for CornbreadMillionaire.com.
Prepare elbow macaroni according to instructions on package. Cook only until al dente (firm). Drain and set aside.
Grate blocks of 3 cheeses on a boxed grater.
Evenly coat a 10″ cast iron skillet or baking dish with 2 tablespoons of melted butter. Pour in drained elbow macaroni. Top with shredded cheeses.
Pour buttermilk into a medium-sized bowl. Add salt (to taste), black pepper (to taste), garlic powder, onion powder, smoked (or regular) paprika, 2 tablespoons of melted butter and 1 egg, beaten (if using). Stir until well combined.
Pour mixture in center of baking dish. It will spread out evenly as you pour. Cover with foil.
Reduce oven to 375. Bake 12-15 minutes OR until cheese is bubbly. Remove foil. Place under broiler until cheese is lightly browned (optional).