Avocado Mac and Cheese

Fusilli Pasta with a Creamy Avo and Cheese Sauce
Fusilli Pasta with a Creamy Avo and Cheese Sauce
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Ingredients

2 Avocado large, peeled and pitted, plus more for garnish
2 tsp Lemon juice
½ cup Unsalted butter
½ cup All-purpose flour
2 cups Whole milk
Kosher Salt
Black pepper freshly ground
3 ½ cup White Cheddar cheese shredded
½ cup Parmesan cheese freshly grated
⅔ lb Fusilli pasta boiled

Nutritional information

684
Calories
52.7g
Fat
30g
Carbohydrate
32.1g
Protein
117mg
Cholesterol
656mg
Sodium
Ingredients

Avocado Mac and Cheese

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This Avocado Mac and Cheese is another winning recipe when it comes to encouraging my children to include vegetables into their meals. Prepare an extra cheesy and double creamy sauce to be combined with mashed avocados for a real feel good pasta dish.

Everyone loves pasta night and this recipe is definitely one of my personal favorite options.

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Steps to make Avocado Mac and Cheese

1

Mash avocados

5

In a medium bowl, mash 2 large avocados with 2 teaspoons of lemon juice, until smooth.

2

Melt butter

2

In a large saucepan, melt ½ cup of unsalted butter.

3

Add flour

3

Add ½ cup of all-purpose flour and cook for about 2-3 minutes until slightly golden.

4

Add milk and cook sauce

5

Add milk and whisk to combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste and then simmer for about 5 minutes until sauce has thickened.

5

Combine avocado and cheeses

3

Remove from heat and add 3½ cups of shredded white Cheddar cheese, ½ cup of grated Parmesan cheese, and mashed avocado. Mix through until well combined.

6

Add pasta

2

Add ⅔ pound of cooked fusilli pasta and toss to coat well in the cheese sauce.

7

Serve

Season with salt and pepper to taste and top with a bit of chopped avocado to serve! Enjoy!

Dinner in under 30 minutes with this Avocado Mac and Cheese. It’s always nice when a really tasty dish is simple to make too! Let us know your thoughts on this green Mac‘n cheese and contact us online when you tag #cookmerecipes in your own posts and pictures!

Lilly is an enthusiastic and cheerful young mom. She knows as well as any parent that children can be really picky when it comes to food. And she’s had plenty of experience trying to cook meals that are both tasty and nutritious, and able to satisfy the tastes of a fussy kid right away! To save you some precious time, Lilly's going to share with you all the tricks she learned the hard way, so you don’t have to! She has a wealth of recipes for quick and easy meals for kids and families on a budget.

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Recipe Reviews

Average Rating:
(4.9)
Total Reviews: 19
Collins Lekander

Everybody loved it, thank you so much for the great recipe a huge crowd pleaser.

Paula Vavra

Tastes great, thank you!!!

Alayah Porada

You can really find amazing stuff around here, made this and the avocado bun for avocado tuesday with family haha.

Sloan Derico

Something was a bit off but still good nonetheless.

Caylee Schupp

Oh, I'm full, it was very tasty thanks a lot.

Lindsay Caracoza

Will be cooking this for dinner, it looks awesome gonna make it alongside some cheesy garlic bread.

Elianna Gehlen

Simply delicious what else can I say, thank you 5 stars from me all the way.

Nathalie Kaczkowski

I'm a big fan of pastas so I was really surprised from how good this was, usually I prefer things like bolognese pasta instead but the avocado makes a HUGE difference just--whoa.

Coraline Allrich

It was great thank you so much.

Analia Trautz

I love pastas but I never thought that adding avocado into one would make such a great combination, thank you so much!

sloanderico

Such great ideas, always good to cook something new.

Zaria Vinette

Creamy texture and the flavor is just perfecttt yummy!

Greta Lannie

I've been making a lot of stuff with avocado lately and I have to say that this is by far the best!

Amiya Kubicek

Thanks for the great recipe Lilly, as always everything you make is top tier :-)

Everleigh Zohn

I added mixed cheese as well and it was great!

Cara Plescia

Nothing complicated and yet it had such a strong taste, exactly what I was looking for.

Emilee Didio

Yep, I loved it, though I had to add spaghetti insead but it was still very tasty.

Ryann Cowen

It tasted fine, but not as filling as the cajun chicken pasta thats good with avocado slices too.

Athina

I love it! So delicious!

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