Easy Gluten Free Macaroni and Cheese

Many of the emails and questions I get about eating gluten free comes from those new to gluten free. Those that are struggling with the first few months of eating gluten free. I think we all remember those months of struggling to find food that is safe to eat.

So over the next few months I plan to share some simple dinner ideas that just happen to be gluten free. It is the type of food I serve my family and friends. It is food that everyone can love and will probably never think twice about being gluten free.

Today we are starting macaroni and cheese. Macaroni and cheese is one of those classic comfort type foods that many people miss when going gluten free.

The box of mac and cheese from the store is no longer possible. That homemade baked macaroni and cheese like your mom and grandmother used to make, may also be out because many macaroni and cheese recipes contain flour in the sauce.

My recipe though is thick and creamy and is gluten free. There is  no flour in this recipe. It is a simple stove top recipe that can be made in no time. Your kids will love this. And the only special ingredient is the gluten free pasta.

 

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Comments

  1. Kimberly S. says:

    Oh my gosh, I will definitely be trying this. I LOVE creamy mac and cheese more than anything and since having to go GF I haven’t found a good substitute. This looks and sounds delicious. I cannot wait to try.

  2. What pasta brand do you prefer?

    • I like Sam Mills or Tinkyada for macaroni type noodles. I hope that helps.

      • Made this tonight with some GF pasta we were able to grab out of town at a Winco. Yum. This was good restaurant quality. I did add 1/4 t. each pepper and dry mustard. Thanks.

        • Thanks that is quite the compliment. I am so glad you enjoyed it. And pepper and dry mustard are a good idea, I have added various seasoning to this and it is always good.

  3. I’m excited to try this! Last week I made my regular baked mac and cheese substituting GF flour. It was awful! Too thick, not creamy and horrible tasting.

  4. Cheesy goodness, my family enjoyed this very much. Thank you!

  5. Sounds oh so yummy…..I miss really good mac & cheese. One question on the receipe; I have an egg allergy as well as Celiac. What would you recommend to replace the egg if anything? Thank you!

  6. I have made this several times in various settings, it gets raves everytime. I have even found Mac n Cheese shredded cheese that is yummy in it. My very picky step son actually requests this dish when he is at our house. I have passed this on to several friends who also live it. I like it with the quinoa pasta best.

  7. Do you do any GF and egg free?

    • We are not egg free, so although not every recipe contains eggs, most of my baked things do contain eggs.

      • I used Ener-g egg replacer and it was great. We eat eggs but not raw eggs. I wasn’t sure if the eggs would cook completely for my liking so that is why I used the replacer. Yummy!

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