Baked Coconut Mac N Cheese

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Desiree Stone

By
@Desiree_Stone

I got this recipe online and fell in love with the flavors. I soon found that a few adjustments and ingredient changes made this dish irresistible. I will never go back to making traditional Baked Macaroni and Cheese! I hope you all enjoy this side as we have.

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Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

PASTA

8 oz
whole wheat elbows
8 oz
cabot sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

SAUCE

2 Tbsp
organic coconut oil
2 Tbsp
unbleached flour
1/2 Tbsp
ground mustard
1 tsp
sea salt
1 tsp
pepper
1/2 c
heavy cream
1 1/2 c
unsweetened almond milk

TOPPING

1 pkg
ritz crackers, crushed

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 2 quart baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
2Cook pasta according to package directions (al dente). Note: Make sure pasta water is salted well to prevent sticky pasta.
3Combine oil and flour in a small sauce pan until smooth. Add remaining ingredients. Stirring constantly, bring to a slight boil or simmer. Remove from heat when slighly thickened.
4Drain pasta, return to pot and add shredded cheese. Put pasta into baking dish and pour sauce over top.
5Top with crushed ritz crackers and bake for 30 minutes. After baking, let set for 5 minutes and serve.

About Baked Coconut Mac N Cheese

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy