Like Mac & Cheese? We Hear the Obama Girls Love This Recipe! by Katie Lewis

Pasta Side Dishes
a year ago
Like Mac & Cheese? We Hear the Obama Girls Love This Recipe!

Sneak in some veggies with Sasha and Malia Obama’s favorite mac and cheese! 

You’ll need:

  • 1 pound penne
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 pound shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1/2 head cauliflower
  • 3 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter 
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs

Here's how you make it:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
  2. Cook the pasta until al dente. Steam the cauliflower. Transfer to a blender and puree.
  3. Combine pasta and cauliflower puree, add the milk, both cheeses and parsley. Season with salt and pepper. 
  4. In a bowl, mix butter and breadcrumbs. Sprinkle on top.
  5. Bake 20 minutes in a preheated 350-degree F oven.

Read more about this recipe here!

Sofia Khatoon
Hi Katie,
Thanks for the tip. I modified a little by adding croutons instead of bread crumbs and let it soak the pasta juice before transferring to oven. It came out okay !!
Sofia Khatoon
Here's a picture of soaking croutons

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