Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Avocado Mac N Cheese



'Avocado Mac N Cheese'
Source: Adapted from Two Peas and Their Pod

Ingredients

10 ounces dry elbow macaroni
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 avocados, peeled and pitted
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro (or parsley)
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
2 cups shredded Pepper Jack cheese
Salt and pepper, to taste
Fresh avocado chunks, for garnish, if desired

Directions

1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

2. While the pasta is cooking, prepare avocado sauce by placing the garlic, avocados, lime juice, cilantro (or parsley), salt and pepper into a food processor or blender. Process until smooth and creamy. Set aside.

3. Prepare cheese sauce by place butter in a small saucepan and heat over medium heat. When butter is melted, whisk in flour. Whisk in milk until smooth. Stir until sauce starts to thicken. Add Pepper Jack cheese and stir until cheese is melted and sauce is creamy.

4. Place macaroni in a large bowl. Pour avocado sauce over the macaroni and stir until well coated. Add the cheese sauce and stir until macaroni is coated and creamy. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve warm.



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1 comment:

  1. So Lovely dish. Nice snap

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