Spelt Macaroni with Rice Cheese

Spelt Macaroni with Rice Cheese

Serves 4

Everyone will enjoy this creamy, dairy-free version of traditional macaroni and cheese. Fold in finely chopped steamed veggies like broccoli or bell peppers, if you like.

Ingredients: 
  • 1/2 pound dried spelt elbow macaroni
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup cold soy milk
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan-style rice cheese
  • 4 slices American-style rice cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Paprika
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Method: 

Cook macaroni according to package instruction. Drain well and return to pot. Stir in olive oil to prevent sticking. Set aside. Combine soy milk with arrowroot in a medium saucepan, stirring until arrowroot is dissolved. Cook over medium low heat until thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the cheeses. This will melt into the soy milk mixture and will appear sticky. Transfer cheese sauce to pot with macaroni and stir well. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle paprika over the top and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:360 calories (80 from fat), 9g total fat, 3g saturated fat, 15mg cholesterol, 650mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (6g dietary fiber, 6g sugar), 17g protein
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