Kimchi Macaroni and Cheese Casserole Recipe

 

Kimchi Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

Ingredients

  • 1 lb macaroni cooked and drained
  • 1 lb extra lean ground beef browned and peppered
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 400 g kimchi with juice, chopped
  • 2 tbsp mirin
  • 1 tbsp crushed red pepper
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese
  • 1-2 cups Parmesan cheese grated

Instructions

  • Saute the garlic in oil.
  • Add the kimchi and cook for 5 minutes, until the kimchi is tender.
  • Add the mirin and crushed red pepper, and cook 2 more minutes.
  • Add the flour, and stir until the flour is cooked.
  • Add the milk, 1/2 cup at a time, and bring to a simmer.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add beef.
  • Add cheese, and stir until melted.
  • Stir in the cooked macaroni until well-mixed.
  • Pour into a lightly greased 9" x 13" casserole dish, and top with Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake at 400 F about 15-20 minutes. The cheese should be bubbly.
  • Remove, let sit for 5 minutes, and then serve.