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Elbows Mac & Cheese Gluten-free

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Elbows Mac & Cheese Gluten-free

16 minutes total

  • Gluten Free
  • Moderate

If you're looking for a delicious and easy mac and cheese recipe that's also gluten-free, then this article is just what you need! This dish features Barilla® Gluten-free elbows or other short pasta, paired with a creamy and cheesy white sauce made with three types of cheese and seasoned to perfection.



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Serves 4

1 Box Barilla® Gluten Free Elbows
2 Cups heavy cream​
1 Cup white cheddar cheese, grated​
¾ Cup Monterrey Jack cheese, grated​
¼ Cup Parmigiano, grated​
TIP Salt , white pepper, to taste
1/2 GF breadcrumbs​
1 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbs butter​
1 Clove minced​
1 Tsp parsley, chopped


Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions. *Such a line meets the VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, LACTOSE-FREE AND KOSHER needs


Step 1

In a skillet over medium heat add olive oil and butter. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.​

  • gluten-free pasta

Step 2

Add breadcrumb and stir until breadcrumb turns golden brown. Stir in parsley and set aside.​

  • heavy cream
  • grated white cheddar cheese
  • Monterrey Jack cheese
  • Parmigiano cheese
  • salt
  • white pepper

Step 3

Bring a pot of water to a boil and cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a saucepot over low/medium heat bring the heavy cream to a simmer. Whisk in cheese, seasoning to taste.​

  • Parsley

Step 4

Drain pasta well and mix with cheese sauce. ​

Step 5

Top elbows with  toasted GF breadcrumbs..​

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This gluten-free elbow pasta with cheesy white sauce is the perfect meal for those who love pasta but can't have gluten. The dish is rich, creamy, and full of flavor, and it's sure to become a family favorite. Serve it for dinner tonight, and you'll have a comforting and delicious meal in no time!