Spinach and Gouda Macaroni and Cheese
Creamy spinach and gouda macaroni and cheese made on the stovetop - weeknight comfort at its best!
Yield: 4-6 servings
  • 1 lb whole wheat pasta shells
  • 8 oz baby spinach
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1½ cups whole milk
  • 8 oz smoked gouda, shredded
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add teh past and cook until just tender, 7-8 minutes, adding the spinach in the last minute of cooking. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, melt the butter and add the onion, salt, and black pepper. Cook until the onions are translucent, 7-8 minutes. Add in the flour and cook for a minute, stirring constantly. Stir in the milk slowly and heat until thickened, about 5-6 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the cheese.
  3. Toss the cheese sauce with the pasta and spinach. Serve warm.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅙th of recipe
Recipe by Joanne Eats Well With Others at https://joanne-eatswellwithothers.com/2015/05/spinach-and-gouda-macaroni-and-cheese.html