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Mediterranean Mac And Cheese

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From Slimmer: The New Mediterranean Way to Lose Weight by Harry Papas
Ingredients
  Reduced fat milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Cold water 1 Tablespoon
  Grated gouda cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Cooked elbow macaroni/Other small macaroni 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Unsalted butter 1 Teaspoon, diced
  Tomato 1 Medium, sliced
Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
2. Heat the milk in a medium saucepan until just scalded. In a small cup stir together the cornstarch and water until smooth. Pour into the hot milk and stir constantly until bubbly and thick, about 2 minutes.
3. Remove from the heat and add the salt, pepper, and cheese. Stir until the cheese has melted, then slowly add the beaten egg.
4. Stir in the macaroni and transfer to a medium glass or ceramic baking dish. Top with the diced butter and the tomato slices and bake until the top is browned and the edges are bubbly, 20 to 30 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Baked
Story
Enjoy the richness and creaminess of classic comfort food in this guiltless preparation that's also easy to make.

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