Judy Hopps dreams of becoming the first rabbit officer in the police department of nearby city Zootopia. Never forgetting home and her family’s farm, Judy Hopps makes herself carrots for dinner. Add Judy’s favorite ingredient to your little one’s favorite cheesy classic with this Hopps Family Farm Mac N Cheese recipe!
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Hopps Family Farm Mac N Cheese
- 2 1/2 cups elbow pasta
- 1 1/4 cup sharp white cheddar
- 1 cup carrot juice
- 1/2 shallot, diced
- 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 3 tablespoons flour
- Salt and pepper to taste
Parboil pasta for 1/2 the given time in the instructions on the box. Drain and run cool water over to stop the cooking.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Melt one tablespoon of butter into a sauté pan. Once melted add in diced shallot and stir. Add mushrooms and sauté for 4-5 minutes. Turn off heat once cooked well.
In a sauce pan, melt the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter. Once melted add in three tablespoons of flour and stir. Once incorporated let cook while stirring for 2 minutes.
Whisk in carrot juice and stir while mixture thickens. It usually takes about 5 minutes.
Once thickened add in 1 cup of the cheese and take off of heat. Stir to incorporate.
Add in mushroom and shallot mixture.
Add in pasta, stir and season.
Pour pasta into a baking dish and top with remaining 1/4 cup of cheese.
Place in oven to bake for 15 minutes.