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Avocado Mac-n-Cheese

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Avocado Mac-n-Cheese

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Avocado Mac-n-Cheese
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 368kcal

Ingredients

Serve With

  • 4 medium clementine

Instructions

  • Cook pasta to al dente, according to package directions; drain, then set aside in a large mixing bowl.
  • Mince garlic; peel and remove the pits from the avocados, scooping the flesh into a blender or food processor. Add in the garlic, lime juice, cilantro, salt, and pepper; purée until smooth, then cover and set aside.
  • Heat butter in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  • Once butter has melted, add in flour and whisk together to make a paste-like consistency. Add milk and continue whisking constantly until smooth and thickened.
  • Add cheese and stir until smooth.
  • Add avocado puree to pasta and stir until combined. Add in the cheese sauce and stir until fully coated.
  • Serve pasta with clementines on the side.
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Nutrition

Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 61mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g

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