Baked Crawfish Macaroni and Cheese

Baked Crawfish Macaroni and Cheese


  • 1/2 pound elbow macaroni, cooked al dente
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1/2 pound cheese, cut into small cubes*
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup cooked Louisiana crawfish tails, roughly chopped

* (any mix of pepper jack, Gouda, sharp or mild cheddar, Colby jack, etc.)


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cook the pasta to al dente, drain, and stir in the butter.
  3. Spray a baking dish with nonstick spray and add the pasta.
  4. Mix in the cheese, sugar, eggs, milk, and crawfish tails.
  5. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, until the macaroni is bubbly and the top is golden brown.

Total: 50 min | Serves 6

Recipe courtesy of Irma Thomas.

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