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Green Mac and Cheese

 

Green Mac and Cheese

Add your greens into your mac and cheese! The best part is kids can't tell that it is loaded with spinach!
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Course: dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: healthy macaroni and cheese, mac and cheese, macaroni and cheese, pasta

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh spinach, packed
  • 1/2 cup parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic optional
  • 2 3/4 cups whole milk, divided
  • 1 lb cooked macaroni pasta
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper more or less to taste
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup monterrey jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup white cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • In a the bowl of your food processor, add spinach, parsley, garlic cloves, and 3/4 cup milk. Process until smooth.
  • In a large pot, add butter and flour on medium-high heat, cook for about 1-2 minutes or unti l mixture is a golden color.
  • Add *WARM milk, and seasonings. Stir until it starts to thicken. Turn heat to low and add cheeses.
  • Add your "green" sauce and mix until it comes together. Add your cooked pasta.

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Notes

*heat 2 cups of milk until warm. 
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