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Lightly Cheddared Spinach Ricotta Mac And Cheese
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SMB G. August 14, 2022
Delicous! Five stars! I had leftover ricotta that'd been moldering away in the freezer a while since making a lasagna, and some pasta that needed a sauce. I just made the sauce. I did a double batch following the recipe exactly like it says. I was bemused adding nutmeg and cayenne to the same recipe, but it works, is good! Thank you for sharing.
Gertie H. June 11, 2020
I made this tonight and it was fantastic! I didn’t have cheddar so I used fresh mozzarella with the ricotta in the pan and sprinkled shredded mozzarella on top before baking. I didn’t have while milk so I used unsweetened almond milk instead and it was a little healthier and just as good. I like the amount of pepper in it, it adds a lot of zip! Will definitely make again because I love ricotta.
Alexa S. July 8, 2019
This was really good! I added red pepper flakes and 2 cloves of minced garlic to the spinach as it sauted. Delicious flavor, great alternative to basic mac and cheese.
DeborahBetty February 3, 2017
Finally I found my perfect mac & cheese. After too many failed mac & cheese recipes I was delighted when I found this one. After making this a few times I decided to adjust my cheese, I used ⅔ medium cheddar and ⅓ sharp (using a quality block of cheese). It seems this is a winner for all those that have eaten it at my home. Recently instead of using spinach I used kale. While I did sauté the kale in a little onion/garlic, then added it to the sauce I found the flavor was amazing, a little more work than just tossing in spinach but well worth the added time in the kitchen. As a vegetarian this is now my go-to meal as it freezes well.
AntoniaJames March 16, 2011
Mmmmm. Yum. I have some nice Dubliner on hand, as well as some perfectly gorgeous chard, which I plan to use in this within the next few days. My son who's home from college on spring break is going to love it. Great recipe!! ;o)
inpatskitchen March 16, 2011
Thanks AntoniaJames...I think the Dubliner and chard would be perfect I even think if my grandchildren could get past the green, they'd even love it since all five are pasta and cheese freaks!
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