The best way to make your dishes more tempting and delicious is by adding a cheesy texture while cooking. The combination of cheese with any meal on the table will enhance the taste of your platter to a heavenly tang. Cougar-gold cheese has been one of the most used cheeses all around the world due to the soft, creamy, and extra cheesy flavor.
There are various dishes where the cougar cheese has been used to bring in a mouth-watering flavor. So today I am going to share some Cougar Gold Cheese recipes which can be prepared at home and enjoyed in no time.
The Washington State University creamery has been making various recipes using the cougar-gold cheese. These recipes are made by the Washington State cheese and are popular among all the food lovers. So let’s start the recipes.
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Cougar Gold Baked Mac and Cheese Recipe
This is one of the most demanding dishes made by the cougar cheese or University of Washington cheese. The cheesy baked crust and spicy macaroni can assure your hunger with the goodness of heavenly taste. The recipe is as follows:
- 1 package of Macaroni pasta (any choice)
- 2 sticks of unsalted butter
- 5-6 cups of water
- 1 ½ tsp of salt and pepper to taste
- 2 cups of milk
- 1 ½ cups of all-purpose flour (any choice)
- 2 cups of Cougar Gold cheese
- 1 cup of breadcrumbs (any choice)
Methods of Preparing Step by Step:
In a large saucepan, pour in water and bring it to a boil. Then add in the packed macaroni pasta and salt. Cook the pasta until they become soft and tender and then drain the water. Let the macaroni cool.
Now take a pan and melt the butter sticks at medium-low heat to start making the topping sauce. Then add in the flour and whisk for a couple of minutes until it mixes well with the melted butter.
When the flour becomes golden, add in the milk while whisking slowly. Keep on stirring the mixture to get the diluted macaroni sauce so that the milk doesn’t get burned.
After stirring for 10 minutes, a thick sauce is visible. Then add in the cheese with salt and pepper to complete the sauce. Pour the sauce on the prepared pasta to make the sauce topping.
Take the pasta tossed with the sauce in a baking pan with butter greased bottom and sprinkle breadcrumbs on top of it. Place the baking tray in a preheated 350-degrees
Finally, take out the macaroni cheese and sprinkle the top with cougar cheese and salt. Then the cougar gold Mac and cheese is ready to be served.
Classic Grilled Cougar Meat Recipe
The cougar meat has been always one of the most demanding dishes among all the cougar recipes. The tender meat of wild animals like the lion is mainly used to make cougar meat recipes but it tastes like pork. The recipe is as follows:
- 2 pounds of cougar meat
- 1 ½ cups of breadcrumbs
- 2 eggs mixed in a bowl
- 1 tsp of salt and pepper to taste
- 1 cup of melted cheese
- 1 tsp of lemon juice
Methods of preparing step by step:
In a large bowl take the cougar meat and marinate it with salt and pepper properly.
Pour in the eggs and breadcrumbs in the cougar meat bowl and properly mix the ingredients with the meat to make a tender and marinated meat piece. Properly mix the spices to get the savory and spiciness in every single bite.
Cut the meat pieces into desired sizes or make meatballs and set aside. Prepare the grill pan by greasing the surface with butter or olive oil and preheat the grill for a few minutes.
Then place the meat pieces on the grill one after another and grill them properly. Cook both sides of the meat carefully so that the meat doesn’t get too much burned.
Finally, take the grilled meat in the serving dish and sprinkle lemon juice on top to get the perfect tang. Then the mouth-watering savory tender cougar grilled meat is ready to be served.
Cougar Cheese Ball
These cheese balls are made with cougar gold cheddar and are easy to make at home. The recipe is as follows:
- 1 ½ -2 cups of cougar cheddar
- 3 cups of melted cheese (any choice)
- 1 ½ tsp of mayo sauce and tomato sauce (any choice)
- 1 clove of minced garlic
- ½ tsp of salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tsp of cayenne pepper
Methods of Preparing Step by Step:
In a large bowl, take the cougar cheddar and melted cheese and start whisking to make the creamy inner of the cheese balls.
Add in the mayo and sauce while whisking and sprinkle salt and pepper to make a savory tang.
Take the mixture in a food mixer and add garlic cloves and cayenne pepper and blend thoroughly to get a smooth cheesy cream like structure.
Pour the cheesy cream into a bowl and place it in the refrigerator to chill. After getting chilled, take out the cheese bowl and reshape it as desired into small balls.
Finally pour some leftover cheese on top and the gold cheddar cheese ball is ready to be served.
The cheesy dishes are always loved by food lovers for a long time. The combination of cheesy creams with any dishes is always a must-go-to assure the hunger. The above recipes will also assure the taste of the cougar cheese in every bite.