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Gluten-Free and Keto-Friendly Mac and Cheese

https://www.bulletproof.com/recipes/gluten-free-mac-and-cheese-recipe/

Start to Finish: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups steamed pumpkin (hot)
  • 1/3 cup cashews; soaked and strained
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. mustard powder
  • 2 cups shirataki macaroni
  • 3 Tbsp. Bulletproof Grass-Fed Ghee, melted
  • 1/4 cup coconut cream
  • 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup organic bacon, diced and cooked (optional)
  • 1 cup organic cheese, grated, if you tolerate dairy (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Drain shirataki macaroni and rinse thoroughly. Place into a pot of boiling water for up to 3 minutes. Drain and dry noodles, squeezing out any excess water.
  2. Meanwhile, add the steamed pumpkin, strained cashews, garlic and mustard powder, ghee, coconut cream and a good pinch of salt into a food processor. Blitz until completely smooth and creamy. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and re-blend.
  3. Taste the mixture and add in more salt and apple cider vinegar, to taste, until the flavors are well-balanced. Reblend until desired flavor and texture is achieved.
  4. Stir fry the shirataki macaroni for 5-10 minutes to achieve a dry texture.
  5. Cover macaroni with the sauce and stir it together gently. If you’re adding in the bacon and/ or grated cheese, stir these in now; the heat from the pasta and sauce should melt the cheese beautifully. If the mixture is too thick, add a splash of water to loosen it.
  6. Serve with fresh herbs on top and enjoy.

Makes: 6 servings

Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 156
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbs: 9g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Fat: 14g

This nutrition information is based on shirataki macaroni. The nutrition information of your own delicious Gluten-Free Mac and Cheese may vary, depending on the ingredients you use.