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Gluten Free Baked ‘Mac & Cheese’

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Gluten Free Baked ‘Mac & Cheese’

Good mac and cheese should have a rich, creamy, and flavorful cheese sauce. … Macaroni and cheese is notoriously high in fat, calories, and salt. But don’t despair: Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean giving up everything you love, even when it comes to cheesy pasta treats

Ingredients

1 box ( 1 lb / 454 g ) Notta Pasta Fettuccine 

4 Tbsp butter 

1 small onion, minced 

3 Tbsp potato starch* 

3 cups whole milk 

1 tsp salt 

1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper 

1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves 

1 bay leaf 

2 & 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese 

1/2 cup shredded Parmesan
*Potato starch is found in the baking aisle or Jewish food section of the grocery store. 

Instructions

Directions: 
1 Put a large pot of salted water on to boil for pasta. Butter a 9″X13″ baking dish. Preheat broiler to high. 
2 Melt butter in a medium sized saucepan over a low heat. Add onion and cook until soft. Add potato starch and whisk until incorporated. 
3 Add milk, salt, pepper, thyme and bay leaf. Whisk constantly until thickened and smooth. Bring sauce just to a boil and add cheddar and parmesan. Stir until cheeses are melted. 
4 Remove bay leaf and keep cheese sauce on low heat, stirring occasionally
5 Meanwhile, cook Notta Pasta in boiling water for 4 minutes. Time carefully. Drain 
6 Pour Notta Pasta back into pot and mix in cheese sauce. Combine well
7 Pour ‘Mac & Cheese’ Notta Pasta into prepared baking dish. Broil for 3 to 5 minutes or until top is lightly browned. 
 

Keywords: Gluten Free Baked ‘Mac & Cheese’

Written by Melissa Owens

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