Gluten-Free Cheddar Mac N Cheese

February 2, 2018

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Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces box uncooked large elbow macaroni (rice, quino, lentil)
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon almond flour
  • 2 BOU Vegetable flavored Bouillon cube
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 large egg
  • 1.5 cups 2% organic milk
  • 1.5 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (6 ounces)
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1.5 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon melted unsalted butter
  • 1 cup gluten-free breadcrumbs (or Cornflake cereal, crushed)
  • 2 tablespoons dried basil
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.
  3. Combine ricotta and next 8 ingredients (through egg) in a large bowl; stir with a whisk. Gradually whisk in milk. Stir the cheese mixture with the pasta. Spoon into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  4. Combine oil and butter in a medium bowl. Add breadcrumbs and parsley; toss. Sprinkle over pasta mixture. Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes or until lightly browned.

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