Looking for a gluten-free recipe that delivers the same mouthwatering flavor as the original? You’ll want to whip up this tasty meal. Super cheesy and topped with crunchy, buttery bread crumbs, this Gluten-Free Baked Mac and Cheese delivers everything you love about the classic comfort dish—just without the gluten! And with a quick prep and bake time, you can have this delicious dinner on the table in just one hour.
Rinsing the cooked gluten-free macaroni under cold water helps stop the cooking, separates the pieces of pasta and prevents your gluten-free baked macaroni and cheese from becoming gummy.
Be sure to beat the cream cheese into the milk until completely smooth to avoid lumps in your finished gluten-free mac and cheese casserole.
This Gluten-Free Baked Mac and Cheese recipe was developed using gluten-free macaroni made from blends of corn and rice flours and corn, rice and quinoa flours. It was not tested with lentil-, exclusively quinoa- or exclusively brown rice-based types of gluten-free macaroni.
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Gluten-Free Baked Mac and Cheese
Looking for a gluten-free recipe that delivers the same mouthwatering flavor as the original? You’ll want to whip up this tasty meal.
Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. In 4-quart saucepan, cook macaroni as directed on package; drain. Rinse under cold water; drain.
In same saucepan, place milk and heat to a simmer over medium heat. With whisk, beat cream cheese, salt, pepper and ground mustard into milk, until cream cheese melts. Remove from heat; stir macaroni into sauce. Stir in cheddar cheese, then stir in eggs. Pour into baking dish.
In small bowl, mix bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and melted butter; stir until combined. Sprinkle over macaroni mixture.
Bake uncovered 28 to 33 minutes or until topping is golden brown and mixture is hot (at least 165°F in center).
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 410
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 23g36%
- Cholesterol 85mg29%
- Sodium 540mg23%
- Potassium 250mg8%
- Total Carbohydrate 35g12%
- Dietary Fiber 2g8%
- Sugars 4g
- Protein 16g32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.