Italian cuisine is loved in Australia for its foundations in cheese, pasta and bread. However, if you suffer from a gluten intolerance, Italian dishes can cause havoc on your digestive system.
Luckily, as society is shifting towards healthier alternatives, the rise of gluten-free Australian made pasta is making it easier to exclude gluten from your diet. Whether it is Bolognaise, Lasagne, or Cannelloni, we will show you how to make an irresistible gluten-free Italian dishes from Australian made pasta.
Macaroni Cheese (Serves 4)
This dish is a crowd favorite for both kids and adults. Unfortunately, the traditional version has enough gluten to turn this meal into a coeliac nightmare. With these simple substitutions, you can create this loved dish for that event the gluten-intolerant can enjoy.
- 250g Gluten-Free Casalare Macaroni twists
- 1 Onion, finely dices
- 150g Button mushrooms, thinly sliced
- 2 Tsp Mustard
- 4 Tbsp Butter
- 4 Tsp Gluten-Free Casalare Plain flour
- 700ml milk
- ¼ Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
- Salt and Pepper
- In a large pot, cook the gluten-free pasta as per directions on the packet. Rinse with warm water and drain.
- In a separate saucepan on medium heat, melt butter and cook onion until it is transparent.
- Add mushroom and cook until soft.
- Stir flour through the saucepan mixture. Gradually add milk, while continually stirring to ensure there are no lumps.
- After this, add the mustard and stir through.
- Finally, add the pasta and mix through. Stir in the cheeses until they are well combined.
- Serve and enjoy your all-time cheesy favorite
Chorizo Spirals (Serves 4)
This dish will have you saying “hola” after your first bite! Combining Spanish and Italian flavors, this hearty meal is perfect for entertaining in the cooler months. Pair it with a bottle of wine and you are one step closer to that Mediterranean holiday without even leaving Australian soil.
- 250g Gluten-Free Casalare Spirals
- 2 Tbsp Spiral Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 2 Large cloves of garlic
- 1 Large onion, finely diced
- 250g Chorizo sausage
- 125g fresh cherry tomatoes
- 120 Semi-dried tomatoes, finely diced
- ½ Cups Grated Parmesan
- ¾ Cups Fresh Cream
- Salt and Pepper
- In a large pot, boil and cook the gluten-free Australian made pasta as per packet directions.
- Subsequently, rinsing through warm water and draining.
- Over medium heat, cook onion and garlic in oil until translucent.
- Add chorizo and cook until it is slightly crispy.
- Combine cherry and sun-dried tomatoes into the fry pan mixture.
- Add pasta and stir through until thoroughly combined.
- Turn off the heat and add in parmesan and cream, mixing it through.
- Season and serve.
There is no need for the gluten-intolerant to miss out on their favorite Italian dishes. Ensuring you choose a good online food supplier with quality gluten-free Australian made pasta is integral to pulling off these dishes.