Baked Coconut Mac N Cheese

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Desiree Stone

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@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

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  • 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

How to Make Baked Coconut Mac N Cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 2 quart baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions (al dente). Note: Make sure pasta water is salted well to prevent sticky pasta.
  3. Combine 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.
  4. Drain pasta, return to pot and add shredded cheese. Put pasta into baking dish and pour sauce over top.
  5. Top with crushed ritz crackers and bake for 30 minutes. After baking, let set for 5 minutes and serve.

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About Baked Coconut Mac N Cheese

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




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