1 Avocado From Mexico halved pitted, peeled and diced
1/2 cup thawed frozen peas
3/4 cup white cheddar cheese (about 4 oz) diced sharp
1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt
In large sauce pot, cook pasta in salted water according to package directions.
Meanwhile, in small saucepan, heat milk until hot; remove from heat, set aside.
Reserve 1/2 cup of the avocado for later use.
When pasta is almost cooked, in a blender, combine remaining avocado, the peas, cheese and lemon juice; gradually add hot milk; blend until smooth.
Drain pasta; return to sauce pot.
Stir in cheese sauce; add remaining 1/2 cup diced avocado; toss gently.
Avocado Mac and Cheese
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 68g
Dietary Fiber 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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