Ingredients

4 Servings

Meat & Seafood

  • Pork Back Ribs 2 1/2 lb

Dry Goods

  • Macaroni 1 cup

  • All Purpose Flour 1/4 cup

Pantry

  • Olive Oil 2 1/2 Tbsp

  • Black Pepper 4 pinches

Produce

  • Fresh Thyme 2 sprigs

  • Fresh Shallot 1

  • Fresh Chives 1 Tbsp

  • Garlic Cloves 2

  • Broccoli 2 heads

Canned/Bottled Goods

  • Honey 1/4 cup

Condiments

  • Dijon Mustard 3 1/2 Tbsp

Dairy & Eggs

  • Plain Greek Yogurt 1/4 cup

  • Heavy Cream 1 cup

  • Muenster Cheese 1 cup

  • Unsalted Butter 2 Tbsp

  • Whole Milk 1 cup

Spices

  • Kosher Salt 5 1/2 tsp

  • Red Pepper Flakes 1/2 tsp

Preparation

  1. Preheat

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

    Connect Oven
  2. Bake Ribs

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

    • 1/2 Tbsp Kosher Salt
    • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
    • 2 1/2 lb Pork Back Ribs
    • 1 pinch Black Pepper
  3. Flavor Creation

    Prepare ingredients. Heat pan over medium-high; add olive oil, shallot, & thyme; saute for 3 minutes. Add honey & mustard, cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat & transfer to fridge to cool, about 5 minutes

    • 1/2 Tbsp Olive Oil
    • 1/4 cup Honey
    • 3 1/2 Tbsp Dijon Mustard
    • 1, minced Fresh Shallot
    • 1 sprig Fresh Thyme
  4. Cook Pasta

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

    • 2 tsp Kosher Salt
    • 1 cup Macaroni
    • 3 cups Water
  5. Flavor Creation Cont.

    Remove from fridge. Add ingredients. Whisk to combine. Remove thyme.

    • 1 pinch Black Pepper
    • 1/4 cup Plain Greek Yogurt
    • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
    • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  6. Bake Broccoli

    Drizzle broccoli with olive oil. Season. Bake for 18 minutes.

    • 2 heads, sliced Broccoli
    • 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
    • to coat Olive Oil
    • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
    • 1 pinch Black Pepper
  7. Start Mac & Cheese Sauce

    In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; add in flour and whisk until mixture is light brown in color. 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 Whole Milk
    • 1 sprig Fresh Thyme
    • 2, smashed Garlic Cloves
    • 2 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
    • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  8. 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 lb Pork Back Ribs
  9. Finish Mac & Cheese Sauce

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

    • 1 Tbsp, minced Fresh Chives
    • 1 pinch Black Pepper
    • 1 cup Macaroni
    • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
    • 1 cup, shredded Muenster Cheese
  10. Serve & Enjoy!

    Pair with good music.

Nutrition

  Amount per
serving
Daily value percentage
Calories 1050 kcal  
Total Fat 62 g 79%
Total Saturated Fat 29 g 145%
Unsaturated Fat 33 g  
Cholesterol 205 mg 69%
Sodium 3770 mg 160%
Total Carbohydrate 63 g 23%
Fiber Total Dietary 6 g 20%
Sugars Total 26 g  
Excellent Source: Protein 54 g 108%
Excellent Source: Vitamin C 117 mg 130%
Good Source: Calcium 451 mg 35%
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By Innit Culinary Team