Cooking macaroni-and-cheese without milk is easy and quite similar to cooking it with milk. The same process is followed, except the milk is substituted with replacement ingredient, such butter and water, or sour cream and yogurt for a thick and creamy consistency.Continue Reading
Macaroni-and-cheese is an extremely popular dish made up of macaroni pasta and cheese mixed in a creamy sauce that is either cooked on the stove top or baked in the oven. Traditionally the dish is made with cheddar cheese, but it is such a versatile dish that almost anything can be added to it. Some popular ingredients to add to the dish include bread crumbs, hot dogs, onions, tuna, ketchup, ground beef and vegetables. It can be made from scratch or prepared using a packaged mix which comes with macaroni and a packet of cheese mix. Many people choose to create a healthier version of this calorie-high meal by substituting the milk, butter or cheese with a low fat replacement such as cottage cheese and water.
Although it is known as being a quintessential American comfort food, its roots can be traced back to Italy and its popularity extends to all of North America, the UK, Europe and Australia.Learn more about Substitutions
To make homemade macaroni and cheese, cook the macaroni pasta and add to a sauce of butter, flour, eggs, milk, dry mustard, cheddar cheese, salt, ground black pepper and seasoned salt. For alternative flavors, add cayenne pepper, paprika or thyme to the sauce.Full Answer >
To make baked macaroni and cheese from a mix, prepare the boxed macaroni and cheese according to the instructions, then mix with shredded cheese, milk, bacon and seasonings and bake in the oven. Sprinkle with a breadcrumb topping before baking, if desired.Full Answer >
To cook lasagna with cottage cheese, first cook 12 ounces of ground beef and mix it with spaghetti sauce. Start with some spaghetti sauce on the bottom of a pan, then layer noodles, meat and cheese in the pan. Cover the pan in foil, bake, cut and serve.Full Answer >
Substitutes for kefalotiri cheese are other hard cheeses such as Romano or Parmesan, both of which have a similar sharp flavor and dry texture. When a recipe calls for the cheese to be sprinkled on top of the dish, nutritional yeast is a suitable vegan substitute. Nutritional yeast is high in protein, low in fat and not made from animal products.Full Answer >