Jul 22, 2012
A Meal For the 9 Days
COLlive Women: This quick method of making macaroni and cheese yields a creamier and cheesier result than baking. Add a bruschetta salad for a healthy complement.
Interestingly enough, this quick method of making macaroni and cheese yields a creamier and cheesier result than baking the mac and cheese for a long time as many recipes recommend. The bruschetta salad is a bright and healthy complement to this creamy delicious macaroni and cheese.
Macaroni & cheese and bruschetta salad
Prep time: 20 minutes
1 package Macaroni
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons flour
4 cups full fat milk
4 cups shredded Natural & Kosher cheddar cheese
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon hot sauce
½ cup Panko crumbs
¼ cup chopped Parsley
1 cup shredded parmesan cheese or chopped Swiss cheese
Cook macaroni al dente according to package directions.
Preheat dairy oven to broil.
Melt butter, mix in flour to make a roux.
Slowly whisk milk into roux, bring to a simmer.
Whisk in cheese.
Add hot sauce.
Place cooked/al dente macaroni in baking dish and pour cheese sauce over macaroni.
Top dish with panko, parsley and parmesan cheese.
Place in oven on broil for five minutes or until top is lightly brown and crunchy.
5 vine ripe tomatoes chopped
1 clove crushed garlic
Juice of a lemon
1 small red onion finely diced
¼ cup chopped parsley or basil
1 cup large croutons
Mix all ingredients together, top with croutons.
Tip: Use leftover challah or bread to make homemade croutons.
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