Caramelized Onion & Mushroom Mac & Cheese

4 Servings
Cook Time
This mac & cheese is savory and creamy at the same time, and mushroom lovers won't be able to put it down.


  • ½ pound pasta
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon thyme
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 8 ounces Cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon cream sherry
  • 1½ cups half and half
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 cups Roth® Ultimate Mac & Cheese shred blends
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook pasta al dente, drain and leave warm to add to finished sauce.
  2. Heat 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat; add butter, garlic, thyme, onion and mushrooms. Sauté onion-mushroom mixture for approx. 5-8 minutes until it caramelizes. Add sherry to deglaze the skillet.
  3. Combine half and half and cornstarch in a separate bowl.
  4. Reduce heat to medium, stir in half & half mixture and bring to light simmer until sauce starts to thicken.
  5. Slowly add Roth® Ultimate Mac & Cheese shred blends until fully melted. Stir in cooked pasta and heat thoroughly.