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Greek Mac and Cheese

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Greek Mac and Cheese

Put a spin on the traditional macaroni and cheese -- throw in a few of your favorite Mediterranean ingredients, and call it Greek mac and cheese. You may never go back to the old way again.

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Ingredients

  • Kosher salt
  • 8 ounces elbow pasta
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 ½ tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup red onion (chopped)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • ½ cup shredded  mozzarella
  • 5 ounces crumbled feta cheese 
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 1/2 cups quartered cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 10 pitted Kalamata olives (chopped)
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach (chopped)
  • Fresh dill or parsley (for garnish)

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.  When boiling, add macaroni and boil until just under al dente according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 375º. Spray a deep casserole dish (roughly 8 ½ ” x 10 ½ ”) with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. In a medium sauce pot over medium-high heat, melt butter.
  4. Add red onion and sauté until softened, about 3 minutes.  Add garlic and sauté 1 minute more.
  5. Sprinkle flour over the top and stir, cooking 2-3 minutes more.
  6. Add the milk whisk until boiling.
  7. Remove from heat and add mozzarella and 1/3 of the feta.  Stir until mostly melted.
  8. Add oregano, marjoram, pepper, diced tomatoes, olives and spinach.  Stir to combine, add 1/4 teaspoon salt, or more as needed.
  9. Transfer everything to the casserole dish.  Top with the remaining feta cheese.
  10. Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until top golden. Garnish with dill or parsley.
  11. Enjoy! 

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