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
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.
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.
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