Disney Parks Blog Boursin Mac and Cheese

Gourmet Macaroni and Cheese with Boursin® Garlic & Fine Herbs Cheese topped with Herbed Panko

Servings: 6
Author: Disney Blog


Toasted Panko

  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup panko
  • Kosher salt (or any coarse salt)

Gourmet Macaroni and Cheese

  • 16 oz box of cavatappi pasta or elbow macaroni
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 8 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1/2 lb white cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 lb yellow cheddar cheese
  • 3 wheels Boursin Garlic and Fine Herb cheese wheels each package should be 5.2 oz
  • Kosher salt (or any coarse salt)
  • White Pepper


Toasted Panko

  • Melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat. Add panko and stir until combined. Toast in pan for 3-5 minutes until golden brown. Remove from heat; salt to taste. Set aside.

Gourmet Macaroni and Cheese

  • Cook pasta in salted water according to package directions. Drain well. Set aside keeping warm.
  • Melt butter in 5-quart saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook, stirring constantly, until a blonde roux, approximately 4 minutes.
  • Add milk, garlic powder, onion powder, and mustard powder and bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer and stir constantly for 2-3 minutes, until thickened.
  • Fold in both shredded cheddar cheeses and two Boursin Garlic & Fine Herbs cheese wheels.  Blend with immersion blender until cheese has melted and smooth.
  • Season to taste with salt and white pepper.  
  • Add hot, cooked pasta with cheese sauce and mix until combined and divide evenly into 6-8 bowls.
  • Cut remaining Boursin Garlic & Fine Herbs cheese wheel into 6-8 pieces or crumble into a small dish.
  • Top Gourmet Macaroni and Cheesewith toasted panko and Boursin Garlic & Fine Herbs cheese pieces or crumbles.
  • Serve immediately.