Lobster Mac and Cheese with Capers

Prep Time 30 min
Cook Time 30 Min
Servings 4
Difficulty Easy


  • 1/2 pound Cavatappi or elbow macaroni
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted divided
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 2 cups shredded Gruyère cheese
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Crosse & Blackwell® Capers
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3/4 pound lobster meat, cooked
  • 1 cup fresh bread crumbs


  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 350°F. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain well.

  • Step 2

    MELT 3 tablespoons butter in large sauce pan. Add flour and cook over low heat 2 minutes, stirring with a whisk. Gradually stir in half-and-half and cook until slightly thickened. Turn off heat and add both cheeses, capers and nutmeg. Season with salt and pepper. Add pasta and lobster; stir well to mix.

  • Step 3

    SPOON mixture into 4 individual gratin dishes. Melt remaining 1 tablespoon of butter and combine with bread crumbs; sprinkle on top. Bake 30 minutes or until the sauce is bubbly and top has browned.