DIFFICULTY : MODERATE    TIME: 50 MINUTES   SERVES: 6            

A new take on an old classic, your kids will LOVE our Maestro® Sweet Bell Pepper and Dolce® Baby Bell Pepper Mac ‘n’ Cheese.

  • Eye Health Benefits of Bell Peppers

     

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    <p><a href="https://smartfood-now.com/practitioner/ms-sarah-ware-registered-dietician-north-vancouver-bc">Sarah Ware, RD</a>, Registered Dietician and <a href="https://physiotherapy-now.com/practitioner/mr-nick-pratap-kinesiologist">Nick Pratap, BSc, Kin</a>, Clinical Exercise Physiologist, talks about how healthy food and exercise, including bell peppers can help improve overall health.</p>

    Sarah Ware, RD, Registered Dietician and Nick Pratap, BSc, Kin, Clinical Exercise Physiologist, talks about how healthy food and exercise, including bell peppers can help improve overall health.


  • Cooking Video : Windset Farms® Golden Mac 'n' Cheese
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    Executive Chef Ned Bell, Windset Farms®, creates an easy and delicious recipe for Golden Mac 'n' Cheese.
    Executive Chef Ned Bell, Windset Farms®, creates an easy and delicious recipe for Golden Mac 'n' Cheese.
  • Windset Farms® Golden Mac 'n' Cheese

     

    Ingredients 
    • 2 yellow, Maestro® Sweet Bell Peppers, roasted, peeled, seeded, chopped
    • 2 yellow, Dolce® Super Sweet Baby Bell Peppers, roasted, peeled, seeded, chopped
    • 1 package noodles of choice (macaroni, corkscrew, trivella)
    • ½ cup olive oil
    • 1 stick sweet butter
    • 1 small yellow onion, diced
    • ¼ cup white wine (optional)
    • 4 cups 2% or homo milk
    • 1 small tub (226 g) cream cheese
    • 2 cups smoked cheddar, grated
    • 2 cups aged white cheddar, grated
    • 2 tbsp. Dijon mustard
    • Kosher salt and cracked black pepper

     


  • Instructions
     
    1. Roast bell pepper and baby bell peppers at 375ºF, until golden brown (about 30 minutes). Let cool, peel skins, seed and do a rough chop. Set aside.
    2. In a pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until just under al denté. Strain, toss with olive oil and cool on a large baking tray (do not run under cold water).
    3. In a medium saucepot, melt butter and sauté onion over medium heat until tender. Add white wine (optional) and milk.
    4. When the milk is simmering, add cream cheese, smoked cheddar and 1 cup of aged white cheddar, cook for 5 minutes. Add chopped peppers and simmer for 5 minutes. Add Dijon mustard and season with salt and cracked black pepper and purée in a blender until smooth.
    5. Combine cooling pasta and sauce together. Cover with another cup of aged cheddar (parmesan can also be used).
    6. Either serve immediately, or pour into a shallow baking dish and bake for 20 minutes until golden brown on top.

 

 

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