Avocado Mac and Cheese

Avocado Mac and Cheese Avocado adds extra creaminess to this zesty, reduced-fat mac & cheese with chili powder, lime juice and chives.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 15 mins

    TOTAL :

    SERVING : 6

    YIELD : 6 servings

Instructions Checklist
  • In large sauce pot, cook pasta in salted water according to package directions.

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  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine milk, garlic, nutmeg and chili powder. Bring to a boil; reduce heat; simmer for 5 minutes. When pasta is almost cooked, place in blender the parsley leaves, 1 1/2 cups of the diced avocado, the cheese, lime juice and hot milk with garlic cloves; whirl until smooth. Drain pasta and return to sauce pot. Pour cheese sauce over pasta; toss to combine. Add chives and remaining 1/2 cup diced avocado; toss gently. Serve hot or at room temperature.

  • Best when served the day of preparation.

Per Serving: 458 calories; protein 19.6g; carbohydrates 67.3g; fat 12.8g; cholesterol 6.2mg; sodium 186.7mg.