Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Gouda Mac and Cheese with Spinach

Gouda Mac and Cheese with Spinach
1 slice whole wheat bread
1 T flour
¼ c butter
2 cloves garlic minced
2 flour
2 cups fat free milk
½ t salt
½ t pepper
½ cup shredded gouda
1/3 cup grated fresh parmesan cheese
5 cups fresh spinach, wilted or steamed
4 cups cooked pasta, if freezing cook 2 min less than shortest time on package
Cooking spray

Preheat oven to 350.
Place bread in food proccessor until coarsely ground, Melt butter in large saucepan over med heat, add garlic and saute for one minute. Add flour cook one min stirring constantly. Gradually add salt, pepper, and milk stirring contstantly until well blended. Bring to a boil and cook until thick Add cheeses stir until melted. Add spinach and pasta to cheese sauce. Pour into a 2 qt baking dish sprayed with the cooking spray. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Bake at 350 for 15 or until bubbly, or wrap well and freeze. To cook after frozen thaw and cook at 350 for 15 min, or from frozen 1 hour.
gluten free if made with rice pasta and rice flour.

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