Baked Macaroni and Cheese
Low-potassium recipe; Makes 8 servings
Baked pasta in loads of herbs, spices and choice cheeses.
elbow, small shell or bowtie pasta
butter or margarine
dry hot mustard
fresh thyme or tarragon, chopped
cheese (gouda, cheddar, or any combo)
1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Boil pasta in a large pot til al-dente. Meanwhile, in a 2 cup glass measuring cup, measure flour and butter.
2. Microwave about 1-2 minutes till golden brown. Slowly stir in milk and continue microwaving till thickened.
3. Stir in fresh herbs. Mix drained noodles, sauce, and cheese and put in a greased casserole dish. Bake about 20 minutes.
4. Top with croutons or chopped almonds in the last 5 minutes.