Ribs with Cauliflower, Mac & Cheese - Innit

Ingredients

4 Servings

Meat & Seafood

  • Pork Back Rib 2 1/2 pounds

Dry Goods

  • All Purpose Flour 1/4 cup

  • Macaroni 1 cup

Produce

  • Thyme 1 sprig

  • Chives 1 tablespoon

  • Cauliflower 1 head

  • Garlic 4 cloves

Spices

  • Black Pepper 2 pinches

  • Kosher Salt 5 1/2 teaspoons

Dairy & Eggs

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Muenster Cheese 1 cup

  • Heavy Cream 1 cup

Pantry

  • Olive Oil 1/4 cup

Preparation

  1. Preheat

    Preheat the oven to 425 F. Line two sheet pans with foil.

    Connect Oven
  2. Cook Pasta

    Cook the macaroni in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain pasta & set aside.

    • 2 teaspoons Kosher Salt
    • 1 cup Macaroni
    • 3 cups Water
  3. Bake Ribs

    Season ribs on all sides. Bake for 45 minutes, bone side up.

    • 1/2 tablespoon Kosher Salt
    • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
    • 2 1/2 pounds Pork Back Rib
    • 1 pinch Black Pepper
  4. Start Mac & Cheese Sauce

    In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; add in flour & whisk until combined. Gradually add in milk & heavy cream & whisk until smooth. Add thyme & garlic. Stir constantly over low heat for 10 minutes, until thickened or coats the back of a spoon.

    • 1/4 cup All Purpose Flour
    • 1 cup Milk
    • 1 sprig Thyme
    • 2 cloves, smashed Garlic
    • 2 tablespoons Butter
    • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  5. Finish Mac & Cheese Sauce

    Turn off heat, remove garlic & thyme. Add cheese, salt, pepper, & chives. Fold in cooked macaroni.

    • 1 tablespoon, minced Chives
    • 1 pinch Black Pepper
    • 1 cup Macaroni
    • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
    • 1 cup, shredded Muenster Cheese
  6. Cook Cauliflower

    Toss or coat cauliflower & garlic with olive oil. Season with salt. Bake for 25 minutes.

    • 1 head, small florets Cauliflower
    • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
    • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
    • 2 cloves, sliced Garlic
  7. Flip Ribs

    Remove sheet pan from oven. Flip ribs bone-side down and continue to cook for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes.

    • 2 1/2 pounds Pork Back Rib
  8. Serve & Enjoy!

    Pair with good music.

Nutrition

  Amount per
serving
Daily value percentage
Calories 1000 kcal  
Total Fat 67.0 g 86%
Total Saturated Fat 30.0 g 148%
Unsaturated Fat 37 g  
Cholesterol 205 mg 69%
Sodium 3780 mg 160%
Total Carbohydrate 42 g 15%
Fiber Total Dietary 4 g 15%
Sugars Total 8 g  
Excellent Source: Protein 51 g 103%
Excellent Source: Vitamin C 71 mg 80%
Calcium Ca 397 mg 30%
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By Innit Culinary Team