Macaroni au Gratin Made Two Ways

Haitian cooks make two versions of macaroni au gratin in their kitchens: quick-and-easy and gourmet style.

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Quick-and-Easy Macaroni au Gratin

Assemble the following ingredients:

• 16 oz. cheese sauce
• 12 oz. carnation milk
• 2 tsp.. garlic powder
• 8 oz. prepared ziti
• 1 diced onion
• 4 diced green peppers
• salt to taste
• 3 tbspn. tomato paste

To prepare do the following:
Use a big mixing bowl and combine all ingredients. Place everything in a casserole dish and spoon parmesan cheese on top. Bake in an oven at 325 degrees, 15-25 minutes. It is done when the mixture bubbles and is light brown on top.

Gourmet-Style Macaroni au Gratin

Assemble the following ingredients:
• 8 oz. penne pasta
• 15 oz. ricotta
• 1/2 tsp.. onion powder
• 1 tbspn.. mayonnaise
• 2 tsp.s. Worcestershire sauce
• 2 tsp.s. soy sauce
• 1 tsp.. mustard
• 1 1/2 tsp.s. white pepper
• 1 large egg
• 1/2 chicken bouillon cube, mashed
• 1/4 cup milk
• 6 oz. mozzarella cheese
• 3 oz. each parmesan cheese/cheddar cheese
• 1 chopped garlic clove

To prepare do the following:
Drop penne pasta in 4 cups salted, boiling water, cooking until al dente. In large mixing bowl, whisk egg and add all ingredients except parmesan cheese and mix thoroughly. Drain penne pasta and add to rest of mixture, mixing thoroughly, and covering each penne. Place everything in a large casserole dish and spoon parmesan cheese on top. Bake at 400 degrees 20-30 minutes until bubbling and light brown. Let cool 5-10 minutes before eating.

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