Shirataki Mac and Cheese Italian Style

Shirataki Mac and Cheese Italian Style
Recipe type: Casseroles,Side Dish
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound package Shirataki Noodles
  • ¾ cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup celery
  • ¼ cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 cup meatless spaghetti sauce
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups fat free milk
  • 1- ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 plum tomatoes seeded and sliced
Instructions
  1. Prepare the Shirataki Noodles by rinsing them under warm water thoroughly. Cut the noodles with a pair of kitchen shears into about an inch and half strips. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. In a large non stick skillet, saute onion , celery, and green pepper in oil till tender.
  3. Stir in spaghetti sauce , basil and oregano. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat: simmer , uncovered for about 5 minutes.
  5. Stir Shirataki Noodles into sauce.
  6. Transfer to a 2 quart baking dish coated with non stick spray.
  7. In a sauce pan , combine the flour, salt nutmeg and cayenne. Gradually stir in milk until smooth.
  8. Bring to a boil over medium heat , cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes.
  9. Reduce heat and stir in cheddar and mozzarella cheeses until melted.
  10. Pour over noodle mixture.
  11. Top with Parmesan cheese and sliced tomatoes.
  12. Bake, uncovered at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown.
  13. Let the dish sand for at least 5 minutes before serving.