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Oscar Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Black Truffles

8 ounce s
elbow macaroni
3 tablespoon s
3 tablespoon s
3 1/2 cup s
white onion
bay leaf
1 teaspoon
kosher salt
1 teaspoon
Black Pepper
1 pinch
3 tablespoon s
finely chopped black truffles
10 ounce s
sharp aged white cheddar, grated
3 ounce s
gruyere cheese, grated
1 ounce
parmesan cheese, grated
2 drop s
black winter truffle oil
3 tablespoon s
1 cup
brioche bread crumbs
2 tablespoon s
chopped parsley
sliced fresh black truffles for garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
  2. In large pot of boiling salted water, cook the macaroni to al dente (approximately 7 minutes). Strain and place on a lightly oiled sheet pan. 
  3. While the macaroni is cooking, in a separate pot, melt the butter and whisk in the flour. Continue to cook over low heat for 4 minutes stirring constantly. Add the milk, chopped truffles, onion and bay leaf. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove onion and bay leaf. 
  4. Turn off the heat and add 3/4 of the aged cheddar and all of the other cheeses. Season with salt and black pepper and fold in macaroni. Pour into a 2-quart casserole dish. Top with remaining cheddar. 
  5. Melt the butter in a sauté pan and toss bread crumbs and parsley to coat. Top the macaroni with bread crumb mixture. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven let stand for about 5 minutes. Serve with fresh shaved black truffles.

Garnish with freshly shaved black truffle.

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About this Recipe

Wolfgang Puck is adding a luxurious twist to a comfort food classic for the Governors Ball this year; freshly shaved black truffles.