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Haitian Mac and Cheese in white baking dish

Macaroni Au Gratin

Macaroni and cheese is comfort food at its finest, and this Haitian Macaroni Au Gratin takes it to a whole different level. This dish is topped with gooey goodness!
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine Caribbean, Haitian, International
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12 People
Calories 558kcal



  • 2 16 Oz. Box Of Rigatoni
  • 12 Qts. Water
  • ¼ Cup Red Bell Peppers Diced
  • ¼ Cup Green Bell Peppers Diced
  • 1 Small Onion Diced
  • Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • 3 Cups Cheddar Cheese Or Mexican Style Cheese Will Work As Well
  • 1 Can Carnation Milk (12 Oz. Can) Plus ½ Cup
  • 1 Tbsp. Better Than Bouillon Paste Vegetable Paste
  • 2 Cups Grated Parmesan Cheese Divided


  • Preheat the oven to 375°.
    In a large pot, bring the water to boil, add salt to taste. Add the onions and diced peppers. Cook the pasta in accordance to the direction on the box.
    Once the water has decreased to about 1 cup. Reduce the heat to medium low. Add the Carnation milk, stir. Then add the bouillon paste, and 2 cups of the cheddar cheese and parmesan cheese. Stir until well combined.
    cheesy pasta on wooden spoon
  • Layer the pasta on a baking sheet, top with the handful of cheddar cheese and parmesan cheese. Repeat the steps until the pasta and cheese are completely layered, and topping the the pasta with the parmesan cheese to create a crunchy crust.
    Bake until golden brown (about 25 minutes) on 375°.
  • Let cool completely before serving.
    Baked Haitian Mac and Cheese in white dish



*** Calories are estimated per serving.


Serving: 12People | Calories: 558kcal | Carbohydrates: 79g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 714mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 158IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 377mg | Iron: 14mg