Four Cheese Stovetop Macaroni

8 servings
Nothing is more delicious or satisfying than making your own mac and cheese, and it’s surprisingly easy. Four amazing cheeses –  Havarti, Organic Cheddar, Butterkäse, and Grand Cru-- work together to make this the ultimate, decadent, creamy stovetop mac and cheese.

By: Katie Workman, The Mom 100


  • Kosher salt to taste
  • 1 pound (16 ounces) elbow macaroni
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 4 tablespoons (2 ounces) unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup (2 ounces) shredded Roth® Grand Cru® Alpine-Style Cheese


  1. Bring large pot of water to boil, salt generously. Allow water to return to boil; add macaroni and cook according to package directions. Drain.
  2. While pasta is cooking, beat egg and add to milk in a measuring cup.
  3. Melt butter over medium-high heat in same pot used to cook pasta. Add flour and stir frequently 1 to 2 minutes, until mixture turns golden. Slowly add milk mixture, stirring or whisking constantly, and stirring often, bring mixture just barely to a simmer. Immediately reduce heat to low and cook, continuing to stir frequently, until the mixture has thickened slightly, about 3 minutes. Add  Grand Cru, Cheddar, Butterkäse, and Havarti in any order, but just one handful at a time, stirring after each addition until cheese is melted. Stir in mustard; season with the cayenne and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add drained pasta to cheese sauce and stir until well combined. Adjust seasonings. Turn into serving bowl and serve immediately.