Baked Macaroni and Cheese (with secret vegy )

Baked Macaroni And Cheese (with Secret Vegy )

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Candi Morgan


Inspired by Sneaky Chef and Alton Brown


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  • 1/2 lb
    elbow macaroni
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    powdered mustard
  • 3 c
  • 1
    yellow onions
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1
  • 12 oz
    grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c
    pumpkin puree
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh grated nutmeg

  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 pkg
    bread crumbs

How to Make Baked Macaroni and Cheese (with secret vegy )


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. In a large pot of boiling, salted water cook the pasta to al dente
  3. While the pasta is cooking, in a separate pot, melt the butter. Whisk in the flour and mustard and keep it moving for about five minutes. Make sure it's free of lumps. Stir in the milk, onion, bay leaf, nutmeg and paprika. Simmer for ten minutes and remove the bay leaf.
  4. Temper in the egg. Stir in 3/4 of the cheese and pumpkin . Season with salt and pepper. Fold the macaroni into the mix and pour into a 2-quart casserole dish. Top with remaining cheese.
  5. Melt the butter in a saute pan and toss the bread crumbs to coat. Top the macaroni with the bread crumbs. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and rest for five minutes before serving.

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About Baked Macaroni and Cheese (with secret vegy )

Course/Dish: Pasta
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids

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