Havarti is a semi-soft cheese that has a mild yet slighty nutty taste. This cheese, originally made in Denmark, is a common addition to cheese platters, sandwiches, fondues and sauces. It’s also available in a variety of styles as flavors like dill, caraway and even jalapeno. The jalapeno variety of havarti has just enough kick to spice up for favorite panini, salad or entree without overpowering it.
Here are two ways to try this tasty variety of havarti.
Havarti Macaroni and Cheese
Mac and cheese recipes are so wonderful because they’re easy to adapt. You can use nearly any type of cheese — or a blend — from havarti to cheddar, gouda and mozzarella. You can try this recipe with regular havarti cheese but the jalapeno adds a grown-up flavor to a meal that’s usually a favorite for kids.
3 cup pasta, uncooked
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
1-1/2 cup milk
6 ounces shredded mild cheddar
4 ounces shredded jalapeno havarti
1/2 cup plain…