Do you love mac and cheese as much as I do? Is it your ultimate comfort food when the craving comes along? If this is the case, then you are in for a treat. Today we will be making a delicious Capital Grille version of Mac and Cheese – perfect for any occasion!

This incredibly creamy, cheesy dish takes four savory cheeses blended with cream, butter and just the right seasonings to craft its luxurious flavors. This recipe is a tried and true classic so get ready for an experience that will take your taste buds skyrocketing!

Capital Grille Mac and Cheese Recipe

capital grille mac and cheese


  • 1 lb elbow macaroni
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided -1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish with butter and set aside.

2. Cook macaroni according to package instructions until al dente; drain and set aside.

3. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

4. Gradually whisk in milk and cream until smooth. Add garlic powder, onion powder, nutmeg, salt and pepper; stir to combine.

5. Bring mixture to a simmer and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

6. Remove from heat and add 2 cups of the cheddar cheese, Gruyere cheese and Parmesan cheese; stir until melted.

7. Add macaroni to the saucepan and stir to combine.

8. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish and top with remaining 1 cup of cheddar cheese.

9. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.

10. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Cooking Tips

  • If you want a creamier mac and cheese, add an extra 1/2 cup of heavy cream.
  • For a crunchy topping, mix together 1/4 cup melted butter, 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs and 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle over the top of the mac and cheese before baking.
  • If you want to add some extra flavor, try adding 1/2 teaspoon of smoked paprika or 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper.
  • For a cheesy mac and cheese, use all four cheeses listed in the recipe.
  • To make this dish gluten-free, use gluten-free elbow macaroni and gluten-free flour.
  • For a vegan version, use vegan butter, vegan milk and vegan cheese.

Enjoy your Capital Grille Mac and Cheese! This dish is perfect for any occasion, whether it’s a family dinner or a special event. Serve with a side salad or some fresh vegetables for a complete meal. For an extra special touch, top with some toasted bread crumbs before baking. Enjoy!

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Sukhen Tanchangya

Sukhen is a passionate blogger and traveler who visited many historical places in Bangladesh, Myanmar, India, and Thailand. He’s an avid camper, so he shares his knowledge of camping and wildlife with his readers. He also helps readers plan their own camping trips. To know more, stay connected with Outdoor Awaits.

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