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Alaska Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Dinner, Entrees, Lunch, Vegetarian, Low Potassium, High Protein, Low Sodium

Ingredients

Based on 8 servings per recipe.

  • 3 cups elbow, small shell or bowtie pasta
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme or tarragon, chopped or 1 teaspoon dry
  • 2 cups cheese (gouda, cheddar, or any combo)
  • croutons or chopped almonds to taste

Preparation

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Boil pasta in a large pot until al-dente.
  3. Meanwhile, in a medium glass measuring cup, measure flour and butter. Microwave about 1-2 minutes until golden brown.
  4. Slowly stir in milk and continue microwaving until thickened. Stir in spices and herbs.
  5. Mix drained noodles, sauce, and cheese and put in a greased casserole dish. Bake about 20 minutes.
  6. Top with croutons or chopped almonds in the last 5 minutes.

About This Recipe

A new twist on this classic dish.

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