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21 Day Fix Caprese Mac & Cheese

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I think I just went over this. Tomatoes, basil & mozzarella = heaven.

I can’t think of a dish that I crave and love more than mac & cheese. There are so many things you can do with it to give a different flavor. It’s creamy and cheesy and filling and delicious. There is something very homey about mac & cheese and I love that it can be made cleaner and healthier.

For this recipe I used quinoa pasta for the 1st time. It was great! Easy to cook and very soft, exactly how I like it. I also used brown rice flour for the 1st time as well. It REALLY thickened up the sauce QUICK! I recommend these 2 products a lot.

Personal Preference Disclaimer: I’d like to add that I do not cook 21 Day Fix recipes incredibly militantly. You may not want to use quinoa pasta as a red, I do. You may count the milk or the brown rice flour, I don’t. Do this plan how you like while staying healthy.

21 Day Fix Container Values:

Red: 1 (quinoa pasta)

Green: 1 (tomatoes)

Blue: 1 (cheese)

Serves 4 servings

21 Day Fix Caprese Mac & Cheese

15 minPrep Time

20 minCook Time

35 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • 6oz cooked quinoa pasta
  • 2tsp minced garlic
  • 3tsp brown rice flour
  • 1.5 cups fat free milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded, part skim, mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup torn fresh basil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 385 degrees
  2. Cook pasta according to package instructions
  3. In a saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat
  4. Add garlic, cook for 1 minute
  5. Add flour, milk, salt & pepper. Stir with a whisk immediately
  6. Bring to a simmer and continue whisking
  7. Remove from heat
  8. Add can of diced tomatoes and stir
  9. Add cheese, stir until melted
  10. Add cooked pasta to sauce and stir to incorporate
  11. Pour pasta mixture into 8x8 casserole pan, coated with cooking spray
  12. Bake for 20 minutes
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