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Gluten-Free Macaroni and Cheese

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 6
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Try a delicious gluten-free version of the classic comfort food favorite, macaroni and cheese. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Macaroni and Cheese

8
oz uncooked gluten-free macaroni
1
tablespoon butter
1
small onion, finely diced
1
tablespoon potato starch
1 1/4
cups milk
4
oz (half of 8-oz package) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel)
1
cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1/4
teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper

Topping

2
teaspoons butter, melted
1/2
cup Rice Chex™ cereal, slightly crushed
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1
tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped

Steps

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  • 1
    Set oven control to broil. Spray six 6-oz ramekins with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Cook macaroni in salted water as directed on package, using minimum cook time. Drain; set aside.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix Topping ingredients; set aside.
  • 4
    In 2-quart saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon butter and the onion over medium heat until butter is melted. Sprinkle with potato starch; cook 1 minute. Beat in milk with whisk. Stir occasionally until thickened. Stir in cheeses, mustard, salt and pepper. Stir in cooked pasta; pour into ramekins. Sprinkle with reserved topping.
  • 5
    Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

Running short on time, and/or like even creamier pasta? This dish is delicious without the crispy topping, in which case you'd skip the broiling step.

Cooking Gluten Free? Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
22%
Saturated Fat
8g
42%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
14%
Sodium
450mg
19%
Potassium
210mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
7%
Sugars
4g
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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