1 November 2014

No - boil mac cheese (Fideos al horno con queso y panko)



I found this recipe in Bon Appetit and I've already done three times, especially the twins love it and my husband also.

A really delicious recipe!
Skip a step when you making mac and cheese by not precooking pasta.
Instead mix the dried pasta with a thinner bechamel sauce!
I done this yesterday and had not letfovers!











Ingredients
(6 servings)
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter,divided
1/4 cup all purpose flour
3 cups whole milk
1 tablespoon salt
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
500 grams macaroni or other pasta
2 cups sheredded cheese divided
2 garlic cloves chopped
1 cup panko (or breadcrumbs)
2 tablespoon chopped parsley or basil

Method

Preheat oven to 180° c ( 400 F)
Melt 1/4 cup butter in a large saucepan over medium  heat.
Add flour, cook whisking constantly for 1 minute.
Whisk in milk and 3 cups  water.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and cook, whisking often until a very thin  glossy sauce forms, about 10 minutes.
Stir 1 tbsp of salt and 1/2 tsp pepper.
Remove sauce from heat.
Toss pasta and 1 1/2 cup cheese in a 13x9x2" or other shallow baking dish.
Pour sauce over (pasta should be sumerged do not stir) and cover with foil.
Bake until pasta is almost tender about 20 minutes.
meanwhile melt remaining 1/4 cup butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic , panko or breadcrumbs and parsley and toss to combine. Season with salt.
Remove foil from dish.Sprinkle with remaining cheese and then add panko mixture.Bake until pasta is tender and edges are bubbling and top´is golden brown., about 10 minutes longer.
Let sit 10 minutes beforer serving.

print recipe here










En español

Fideos con queso y panko
al horno







Esta receta es de Bon Appetit, y la he hecho varias veces pero primera vez que le tomo fotos!
Les encanta a los mellizos y al papá tambien.
Lo que tiene de especial es que no hay que cocinar los fideos antes.
Solo despues se ponen en una fuente de horno y se bañan en una salsa bechamel más bien liquida. Y al horno.
Quedan super ricos!




Ingredientes

1/2 taza de mantequilla
1/4 taza de harina sin polvos
3 tazas de leche entera
1 cucharada de sal
1/4 cucharadita pimienta negra molida
500 gramos de fideos tipo macaroni u otro
2 tazas de queso desmenuzado o rallado
2 dientes de ajo picados
1 taza de panko (o pan rallado)
El panko lo he comprado en el jumbo y el Lider
pero tambien en tiendas asiáticas
2 cucharadas de perejil picado 
o albahaca picada .

Preparación

Precalentar el horno a 180°c.
Derretir la mantequilla en un sarten grande a fuego medio suave.
Agregar la harina, cocinar revolviendo por un minuto.
Agregar la leche y 3 tazas de agua. Mezclar bien.
Cocinar a fuego suave unos 10 minutos hasta tener una mezcla suave  o sea una salsa blanca liviana.
Sazonar con sal y pimienta y probar.
Reservar.
Aparte mezclar los fideos con el queso rallado y colocar en una fuente alargada de horno.
Vaciar la salsa blanca sobre los fideos. No hay que revolver. Deben quedar sumergidos. tapar con aluza foil y llevar al horno por unos 20 minutos.
Mientras tanto en un sarten derretir la mantequilla a fuego suave. y agregar el panko o pan rallado.
Agregar el perejil picado o la albahaca y revolver bien.
Sazonar con un poco de sal.
Retirar la fuente dfel horno, sacar el aluza y repartir la mezcla de panko sobre los fideos.
Horneaar por unos 10 minutos hasta que se vea dorado y la pasta tierna.
Dejar reposar un rato antes de servir.
Bon appetit!







108 comments:

  1. First time I've seen it done like that at my mat. #2 beat Betsy too!

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    1. Ha Pat. You the last times always beat all:)
      I think you eat this! it is?

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    2. He was having cheese, Gloria Dear. That's why he is late.

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    1. Of course Gloria Dear looks nice. What do you mean, nice? She looks stunning!

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    2. Hahaha! You are a crazy grumpy:)

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  3. First day of November and I couldn't think of anything more delicious than a nice helping of man n' cheese. It's terribly cold here, Gloria and this comfort food is exactly what winter is about! Yummy!

    Hope you had a wonderful Halloween!

    xo

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    1. Thyanks Tammy ! Yes I think in that like comfort food!
      BTW the kids always love this type of plates!
      I can't believe is cold there!
      well here the spring is really strange!
      Some days cold and others hot!.
      But November is hot here !
      xo

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  4. We have to try this version!!! Looks so yummy :) We love cheese macaroni!!
    Besitos!!

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  5. This sounds delicious! I am going to have to try making it this way.

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  6. Deve essere ottimo questo piatto, mi piace molto la pasta al forno!!!!!
    Complimenti

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  7. Dear Gloria, I love mac-n-cheese!! This does look so good. Have a beautiful weekend. Catherine

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  8. Looks so delicious, love mac&cheese!

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  9. delizioso questo mac-n-cheese Gloria ! buona domenica, un abbraccio

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  10. Que hermosura de plato, sano y natural.Muchas gracias cielo

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  11. I will try this next time I make it....so easy when you don't have to cook the pasta first!

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  12. Gloria, Very interesting! This is something that we've never tried before... Thanks for the recipe. Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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  13. This sounds yummy and easy to make. My family love mac and cheese, so I will have to try this.

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    1. Here the twins loved ! Is their type of food:)
      Hope you like Dawn!

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  14. I know 2 boys who would live on macaroni&cheese ;-) yum!

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    1. Ha! Sometimes I think mine too:)
      This is one of their favorites:)

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  15. No wonder why your family loves it, mine would love it too!
    Kisses from Greece,dear!

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  16. That's a clever idea, Gloria. Looks yummy too. Will be trying it soon.

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  17. J'adore les gratins de pâtes.Je note ta version.
    je suis sure d'aimer.
    A bientôt

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  18. Yum! And I love the bowl you've served it in

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    1. aw thanks CC I have a love of times and love for pasta!

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  19. This one I printed and will cook this week! I'm always looking for something quick, easy, and yummy to make on the week nights after work.

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    1. Thanks Jax I love this type of recipes, and you with kids I understand absolutely!!
      I add the link of Bon Appetit if you want see the recipe of them!

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  20. An ultimate comfort food, Gloria. This looks really tasty.

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  21. huh my boys love mac n cheese....will have to try this and see what they think....
    looks like it would be a convenient meal to make during the week....

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    1. Thanks Brian! I think yours kids would love this!!
      xo

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  22. ma quanto è gustosa questa pasta....bravissima :)
    Amo la pasta al forno e proverò questa tua ricetta.
    Un bacio e buona settimana

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    1. Grazie Daniela, my son love pasta anmd really this is perfect for them, cause Esperanza is vegetarian!

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  23. What a terrific idea, Gloria! Sounds delicious.

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  24. That looks delicious! I'd see that at a potluck and be all over it!

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  25. Love mac and cheese..have never heard of this method:) Thank you!

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    1. Really is good Monique tomorroI will add the link of bon appetit here in the recipe!

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  26. I've often wondered whether uncooked pasta would work in the oven Gloria. I must say, your Macaroni and Cheese sure looks good and if it keeps disappearing, then it must be delicious too!!! I'll have to give this a try:)

    Thank you so much for sharing, Gloria...

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    1. Aw Louise the twins love this, whe I go to see only find an empty plate:)
      They ate all!

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  27. Thank you for this pasta gratin ; we love that at home !

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  28. What a tasty lunch!! I really like this bake Gloria.

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  29. A great recipe and scrumptious dish!

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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  30. How easy is this?? I can't wait to see if my family cleans their plates too!

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    1. Absolutely easy! and I love when something is yummy and easy :))

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  31. Oh I do love any sort of mac and cheese!! xx

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  32. Wow...this sounds so delicious...is just perfect to cheer up a cold, wet day like it is here today!
    Thank you so much, Gloria! xxx

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  33. Dolce o salato sei sempre bravissima, cara Gloria! Che fame che mi è venuta!!! :D Complimenti e un abbraccio grande, buona settimana :) :**

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  34. un gratin délicieux et appétissant j'aime beaucoup
    bonne soirée

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  35. Great looking comfort food! I bet my kids would love this :)

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  36. Thanks for the tip Gloria ~ Looks like an easy way to do it ~

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    1. Is really easy Grace!
      And you can see the Bon appetit link if you want!

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  37. Looks delicious Gloria...thanks for the recipe my dear!
    Have a wonderful week :)

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  38. wow this looks delicious! i love that its a no boil recipe. thanks for sharing!

    styleandchocolates

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  39. wow really delicious!! congrats and thanks for the recipt!

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  40. Everyone can use a shortcut when cooking and the pasta looks great.

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  41. it's so interesting that the pasta isn't cooked first! And it's not crunchy in the end?

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    1. Nope is delicious like other pasta.Only put the sauce all over the pasta and cover with a foil.
      BTW I put the Bon appettit link Dezzy!

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  42. Hi Gloria...
    I do the same for lasagna...the noodles come out wonderful!
    Enjoy your week,dear!
    Cheers!
    Linda :o)

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  43. This would have been the perfect thing today - cold and rainy all day. Love mac and cheese!

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  44. This looks so yummy, gloria. I do something similar but add chicken and bacon (bacos) to it. Delicious!! I hope you're doing well. Hugs to you!!

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  45. What a terrific idea, Gloria! My family adores mac and cheese, and I adore not boiling the pasta :) Thanks for the wonderful recipe~

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  46. Fab idea Gloria, I can see why you had no leftovers!

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  47. I have done this with stuffed shells and lasagna but never mac and cheese. I will try it. Wonderful fun. Thanks.

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  48. Que idea mas original Gloria! me parece súper práctico...lo probaré. Tiene muy buena pinta, besos.

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