German Recipe

Kaese Makkaroni Rezept (Recipe)

6.9.14

"Cheese Macaroni"  I guess you could say it's a German version of Mac and Cheese - After tasting it for the first time in May I knew it would be something I had to cook in the future. Last month, I finally decided it was time to try it out.  
I went to buy all the necessary ingredients, but the store I go to didn't have Ricotta cheese, I substituted it for  Sahnequark, and extra cheese. I got it from a German cookbook but the english version is at the end of this post.


Käse Makkaroni für 4 Personen
Zutaten:
250 g Makkaroni
250 g Ricotta
1 1/2 TL Körniger Senf
3 EL frisch gehacktes Schnittlauch, plus etwas mehr zum garnieren
Salz und Pfeffer
200 g kirschtomaten, halbiert
100 g getrocknete Tomaten in Öl, abgetropft und gehackt
Butter oder Öl, zum einfetten
100 g Emmentaler, gerieben.

Directions 
1 Die Makkaroni in einem topf mit kochendem Salzwasser geben und noch Packungsanweisung al dente garen. 
2 Ricotta, Senf und Schnittlauch vermischen und mit Salz und Pfeffer abschmecken. Nudeln, Kirschtomaten und getrocknete Tomaten einrühren 
3 Eine Auflaufform einfetten. Die Makkaroni Mischung gleichmäßig darin verteilen. 
4 Den Backofengrill vorheizen. Die Makkaroni Mischung mit Emmentaler Bestreuen und 4-5 Minuten unter dem Grill goldgelb überbacken.




Ingredients
250 g macaroni
250 g ricotta
1 1/2 tsp grain mustard
3 tablespoons minced fresh chives, plus more for garnishing
Salt and pepper
200 g cherry tomatoes, halved
100 g dried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped
Butter or oil, to grease
100 g grated Emmental cheese
Directions
1 Place the macaroni in a pot of boiling salted water and cook al dente, or follow package directions.
2 Mix the ricotta cheese, mustard and chives and season with salt and pepper. Stir in the pasta, cherry tomatoes and dried tomatoes.
3 Grease a baking dish. Spread the macaroni mixture evenly.
4 Preheat the oven. Sprinkle the macaroni mixture with Emmentaler and keep 4-5 minutes under the grill until it is golden brown.

I added chicken to the recipe, and it tasted just as good! it is a simple dish and very tasty!
Are you willing to make this dish?


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