Crispbread filled with cheamy pasta, these bites of mac and cheese bread are delicious and addicting! You can't stop at one. With a glass of soft drink, an Original Maille Dijon dip on the side and salad, these bites of macaroni and cheese bread make a great appetizer. Most importantly, adults love them as much as children!
Macaroni and Cheese Bread Bites
It's definitely a high carb dish and not meant for diet days. These bread bites, however, are a great way to use up leftover mac and cheese.
I always have mac and cheese left over when making some for my child. The next day, it is rolled in bread and served for dinner or afternoon tea.
These macaroni and cheese bread bites are very similar to Indian buns. The only difference is that instead of topping the bread with a spicy mashed potato, it's filled with creamy pasta.
This article is produced in collaboration with Original Dijon mesh. This is one of my favorite mustards and you must have seen me use it in different ways in the past.
Today I used it straight from the bottle as a dip. Original Dijon mesh and cheese go together like bread and butter, a perfect pair and everyone loves cheese!
Creamy mac and cheese with bread may seem a bit too rich, and Maille mustard sauce works best to cut that richness in between. Cheese and mustard go together effortlessly in different ways. It works perfectly together to balance flavor and taste.
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Can you use canned mac and cheese?
The only thing you want to keep in mind is that you don't want the cooked pasta to be too crisp or filling it in the bread will be difficult.
So add more cheese if needed but make sure the sauce is not watery.
Another important point is to completely cool the pasta before using it for the filling.
How do you make bites of mac and cheese bread?
You need sandwich bread and leftover mac and cheese or any variety of pasta.
Make a paste of flour and water that will work like glue to seal the edges.
Now cut the sides of the bread and roll it thinly.
You can either keep the bread whole or cut it in half. Cutting in half will make a perfect portion about the size of the appetizer.
Rub a little of the flour and water mixer around the edges. Fill the cooked pasta and add grated cheese. Fold and close tightly.
Now if you want to treat yourself, go ahead and fry them in a pan. Or choose a healthier option by baking it in the oven or using an air fryer.
Mac and Cheese Bread quotes will taste best if served immediately piping hot!
Reheat the bread bites:
Do not put in the microwave as this will make them soggy. Instead, turn the oven to 350 F and place them on a rack. And cook it for 3 minutes.
You can serve them as an aperitif or accompany them with soup as an accompaniment. Crunchy bread with creamy pasta tastes amazing, especially when paired with Maille mustard.
- 1 cup leftover cooked mac and cheese
- 5 slices of sandwich bread
- ¼ cup grated mozzarella cheese
- Original Dijon mesh (I used Dijon mustard)
- Oil to fry the bites of bread (you can also cook them)
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- ½ cup of water
- Cut the sides of the slices of bread then using a rolling pin, gently roll it to thin it out a bit. Then cut the rolled bread in half.
- Make a porridge by mixing the flour with water. This will serve as glue to seal the edges.
- Rub a little of this paste with flour and water on the edges of the slice of bread. Place a little cheese and a little mac and cheese. Then gently fold it and seal the edges.
- Fill the rest of the bread slices in the same way.
- To bake the bites of bread, preheat the oven to 400 F
- Layer the bread bites on the cookie sheet and bake for 15
- For frying, heat just enough oil in a heavy-bottomed saucepan and
fry biting bread over medium-high heat until golden brown.
- Enjoy the bites of warm bread with Maille Dijon Originale
You can also add a little mustard to the filling with the mac and cheese.
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