Make This Brown Pasta & Brown Rice Gluten-Free Meal For Your Dinner

Brown Pasta & Brown Rice

Recipe:Roasted Tomato Mac and Cheese

What Do You Need?

  •     Cooking spray
  •     5 plum tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices (about 16 slices)
  •     2 tablespoons brown rice flour or all-purpose flour
  •     2 tablespoons butter, softened
  •     4 cups unsalted chicken stock
  •     3 cups 1% low-fat milk, divided
  •     3/4 teaspoon salt
  •     3/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  •     18 ounces brown rice elbows or whole-grain pasta shells
  •     4 1/2 ounces (1/2 package) frozen artichoke hearts, thawed and halved
  •     6 ounces reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (about 1 1/2 cups)
  •     3 ounces fontina cheese, shredded (about 3/4 cup)
  •     2.5 ounces Parmesan cheese, grated and divided (about 10 tablespoons)
  •     1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

How Do You Make It?

  •     Remove top oven rack, and cover it with foil
  •     Lightly coat with cooking spray
  •     Preheat broiler to high
  •     Arrange tomato slices on prepared rack
  •     Lightly coat with cooking spray
  •     Broil 8 to 10 minutes or until tomatoes are lightly browned
  •     Transfer tomatoes to a plate and set aside
  •     Now combine flour and butter in a bowl until a paste forms
  •     Place a large high-sided sauté pan over medium-high heat
  •     Add stock, 2 cups milk, salt, and mustard and keep stirring with a whisk
  •     Add pasta to pan
  •     Bring it to boil
  •     Cook for 12 minutes or until pasta is done, stirring frequently
  •     Stir in remaining 1 cup milk and artichokes
  •     Cook for 2 minutes
  •     Add butter-flour paste, in pieces, stirring constantly to blend and thicken
  •     Remove from heat
  •     Now stir in cheddar, fontina, 6 tablespoons Parmesan, and pepper
  •     Arrange broiled tomato slices on top of pasta
  •     Sprinkle with remaining 4 tablespoons Parmesan
  •     Broil 2 minutes or until cheese begins to brown

How Many Calories Would You Consume With This?

299

Good to Know!

This recipe serves 12 people if the serving size is roughly one cup. It takes about 40 to 50 minutes to prepare this recipe. You can make this recipe gluten-free by adding brown rice. You can replace white flour, rice and pasta with brown. It would have about 11.3 grams of fat altogether.

Recipe courtesy: myrecipes.com

 

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