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Ricotta Mac'N Cheese with Vegetables https://www.metro.ca/userfiles/image/recipes/mac-cheese-a-la-ricotta-et-aux-legumes-10154.jpg PT20M PT20M PT40M
Bring a large pot of boiling salted water to a boil.Add the macaronis and cook for about 8 minutes, until al dente or according to the package instructions.Drain without rincing and reserve.Preheat the oven at broil.In a saucepan, melt 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) of butter over medium heat.Add the onion, the brocoli pieces and the diced carrots.Sauté for a few minutes on medium-low heat.Add the last tablespoon of butter and let it melt.Sprinkle the flour on top and coat the vegetables with it.Cook for 2 minutes over medium heat.Whisk in the milk.Bring to a boil and cook over low heat for 2 minutes.Add the ricotta cheese and the parmesan. Season.Combine the macaronis to the sauce and mix well.Transfer in an 8 inch square dish.To prepare the topping, simply combine all ingredients together.Spread on top of the macaroni mixture.Broil for a few minutes to color slightly the cheese topping.Remove from the oven and let it rest a few minutes before serving.
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2 cups (500 mL) short macaroni or whole wheat macaroni 3 Tbsp. (45 mL) unsalted butter 1 small onion, peeled and chopped 1 cup (250 mL) brocoli, washed and cut in small pieces 2/3 cup (190 mL) carrot, peeled and diced finely 2 1/2 Tbsp. (37 ml) all purpose flour 1 1/2 cup (375 mL) 2 % milk 1 cup (250 ml) light ricotta cheese 2/3 cup (190 mL) parmesan cheese or cheddar cheese, grated 1/2 tsp. (2 1/2 mL) salt fresh ground pepper to taste
Ricotta Mac'N Cheese with Vegetables

Ricotta Mac'N Cheese with Vegetables

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0:20
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COOKING
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TOTAL TIME

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Ingredients

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  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)
    short macaroni or whole wheat macaroni
  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)
    unsalted butter
  • 1
    small onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)
    brocoli, washed and cut in small pieces
  • 2/3 cup
    (190 mL)
    carrot, peeled and diced finely
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp.
    (37 ml)
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup
    (375 mL)
    2 % milk
  • 1 cup
    (250 ml)
    light ricotta cheese
  • 2/3 cup
    (190 mL)
    parmesan cheese or cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 1/2 mL)
    salt

  • fresh ground pepper to taste
  • topping:

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)
    unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup
    (65 mL)
    plain breadcrumbs
  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)
    parmesan cheese, grated
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Preparation

Bring a large pot of boiling salted water to a boil.

Add the macaronis and cook for about 8 minutes, until al dente or according to the package instructions.

Drain without rincing and reserve.

Preheat the oven at broil.

In a saucepan, melt 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) of butter over medium heat.

Add the onion, the brocoli pieces and the diced carrots.

Sauté for a few minutes on medium-low heat.

Add the last tablespoon of butter and let it melt.

Sprinkle the flour on top and coat the vegetables with it.

Cook for 2 minutes over medium heat.

Whisk in the milk.

Bring to a boil and cook over low heat for 2 minutes.

Add the ricotta cheese and the parmesan. Season.

Combine the macaronis to the sauce and mix well.

Transfer in an 8 inch square dish.

To prepare the topping, simply combine all ingredients together.

Spread on top of the macaroni mixture.

Broil for a few minutes to color slightly the cheese topping.

Remove from the oven and let it rest a few minutes before serving.

Source : Chef Caroline McCann

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