Creamy Stove Top Macaroni and Cheese with Chard.
Homemade macaroni and cheese is a super easy to make comfort food that comes together in a flash! My Creamy Stove Top Macaroni and Cheese with Chard uses four kinds of cheeses, yogurt and whole milk for a super creamy texture. Dijon mustard and Aleppo pepper flakes add a little zip to the dish. I used vegetable rotelli and organic Swiss chard to the mix for added nutrition. You can serve my Creamy Stove Top Macaroni and Cheese with Chard as a stand alone vegetarian pasta dish with salad on the side or serve it with an uncured kielbasa sausage link, or any meat of choice for added protein! Anyway you choose, my Creamy Stove Top Macaroni and Cheese with Chard is a real crowd pleaser!
1 12 ounce box of vegetable rotelli or any short pasta, cooked just under al dente, drained and set aside
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
4 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
1&1/2 cups whole milk
1/2 cup raw cottage cheese
1/2 cup greek yogurt
1/4 cup soft chèvre goat cheese
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1 buch organic swiss chard, chopped
1/2 teaspoon Aleppo pepper flakes
Himalayan salt and pepper to taste
Boiling water for thinning the sauce if necessary
In a large chef’s pan melt the butter on medium high heat
Stir in the floured cook for 1 minute
Add the mustard and stir
Add the milk and stir until a smooth sauce is formed
Stir in the yogurt, cottage cheese and goat chèvre
Lower heat to a medium simmer
Add the shredded cheeses and stir until smooth
Mix in the pasta and chard gently
Season with salt and both peppers
Add boiling water to thin the sauce out a bit if needed, remove from heat
Serve alone or as a side with a fresh salad, Enjoy!!
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