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The Ultimate Comfort Food With A Twist


Mac & Cheese with Cauliflower, Fresh Goat Cheese & Goat Cheddar
Serves 4
Homemade mac & cheese that requires no pre-cooking of pasta or sauce and has a full serving of veggies—A definite triple win for weeknights!
Ingredients
  1. 2 tablespoons butter
  2. 1 medium cauliflower, divided into florets and steamed until very soft
  3. 1 Montchevre Fresh Goat Cheese Log (4oz)
  4. 2 cups whole milk
  5. 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  6. ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  7. ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  8. 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  9. Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  10. 12oz Montchevre Goat Milk Cheddar, grated
  11. ½ pound elbow pasta, uncooked
  12. ½ cup panko breadcrumbs
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Butter a 9-inch round or square casserole dish with 1 tablespoon butter.
  3. Puree cauliflower in a food processor until smooth. Add the Fresh Goat Cheese Log, milk, mustard, cayenne, nutmeg, salt and pepper and process until thoroughly combined.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the cauliflower mixture, 10oz grated goat milk cheddar, and uncooked pasta. Pour the mixture into the casserole, cover tightly with foil, place on a baking sheet, and bake for 40 minutes.
  5. Toss the remaining cheddar with the panko breadcrumbs.
  6. After 40 minutes of cooking, uncover the pan, stir gently, sprinkle with the cheese and panko mixture and dot with the remaining tablespoon of butter. Bake, uncovered, until browned, about 30 more minutes. Cool ten minutes before serving.
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Montchevre

Montchevre began as a small operation in a 4,000 square-foot former cheddar plant in Preston, Wisconsin. Remaining true to its core principles, Montchevre places emphasis on high-quality wholesome goat cheese and the production of the most outstanding cheese at the very best value. Montchevre is able to produce over 50 variations of goat cheese thanks to it’s network of 400+ local, independent, family farms. Montchevre is conscious of ethics and best practices, purposefully protecting farmers livelihoods and their sustainability. The Montchevre product line includes a large variety of traditional goat cheese, aged specialty goat cheese, and seasonally inspired goat cheese available nationwide.

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