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94% would make again

Green Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Tasty Team

Ingredients

for 12 servings

  • 4 cups fresh spinach (160 g), packed
  • ½ cup fresh parsley (15 g)
  • 2 ½ cups milk (600 g), divided
  • 5 qt water (4 ¾ L)
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 lb elbow macaroni (455 g)
  • ¼ cup butter (60 g)
  • ¼ cup flour (30 g)
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lb white cheddar cheese (455 g)
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese (55 g)

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 373
    Fat 18g
    Carbs 34g
    Fiber 1g
    Sugar 3g
    Protein 18g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. In a food processor, combine the spinach, parsley, and ½ cup (120 ml) milk, and process until evenly mixed.
  2. In a large pot, bring water and 1 tbsp salt to a boil over high heat. Add the elbows and cook until al dente, roughly 6-7 minutes. Rinse with cold water and drain.
  3. In a large pot, combine the butter and flour on medium-high heat, and stir until the mixture has become golden brown.
  4. Add 2 cups (470 ml) milk, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, pepper, and salt to the pot and stir until well incorporated.
  5. Add in the cheddar cheese and mix until well incorporated.
  6. Add in the spinach mixture and stir until fully incorporated and the green color is consistent.
  7. Mix in the pasta and pour into a casserole dish.
  8. Top the macaroni with mozzarella and broil for 5 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

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