by Morsels of Life | CJ Huang
Mac and cheese made creamier with avocado.

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Servings: 8
Cuisine: American
Category: sides, snacks, meals



Mass Weight Volume Number Material Notes
16 ounces macaroni elbows, uncooked
2 avocados
2 tablespoons butter
8 ounces cheese, cubed, shredded, or sliced I'd recommend a combo of white cheddar and pepper jack.
1/8 cup cilantro
2 tablespoons flour
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 cup milk


  1. Gather all materials.
  2. Cook pasta following package directions, and then drain.
  3. Meanwhile, melt butter in a saucepan. Then whisk in flour to make a paste.
  4. Whisk in milk and add cheese to butter mixture. Continue stirring over heat until cheese melted and sauce creamy, then turn off heat.
  5. Mash avocado with lime juice, garlic, and cilantro until homogeneous.
  6. Toss together pasta, cheese sauce, and avocado mixture until pasta well coated.

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Calories (Cal): 460 ・ Sodium (mg): 230 ・ Fat (g): 22 ・ Protein (g): 17 ・ Carbs (g): 51 ・ Fiber (g): 5
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