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Mac and Cheese with Roasted Tomatoes Baby Food

This Mac and Cheese with Roasted Tomatoes – 12-18 Month Baby Food CleanBabyFood Recipe is for babies that enjoy texture

Mac and Cheese with Roasted Tomatoes – 12-18 Month Baby Food Ingredients:

8 plum tomatoes (about 2 pounds), cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme
3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 pound uncooked multigrain whole-wheat elbow macaroni
2.25 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1/2 cup)
5 cups 1% low-fat milk
1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded extrasharp white cheddar cheese
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded fontina cheese
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1/3 cup dry breadcrumbs

Preparation:

1. Preheat oven to 400°

2. Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil, and coat foil with cooking spray.
Arrange tomato slices in a single layer on baking sheet. Drizzle oil over tomatoes.
Sprinkle with thyme, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and garlic. Bake at 400° for 35 minutes or until tomatoes start to dry out

3. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain well

4. Place flour in a large Dutch oven; gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk until blended.
Cook over medium heat 8 minutes or until thick and bubbly, stirring constantly with a whisk

Serve warm to your beautiful, healthy baby!  And remember … give your precious little human a hug and a love every day!