Austin Mac N Cheese (Rachael Ray)

Recipe by pamela t.
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READY IN: 22mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Husk and rinse tomatillos, cut in half. Put in food processor and pulse until chopped.
  • Peel onion, halve and add to food processor, chop.
  • Clean and seed jalapenos and add to food processor, chop.
  • Add this mixture to a medium saucepan, add cumin and garlic.
  • Season with salt. Simmer mixture over low heat for 10 minutes.
  • Add the juice of one lime.
  • Add finely chopped cilantro.
  • Cook macaroni to al dente. Drain, return to hot pot.
  • In another saucepan, melt butter.
  • Over medium heat, whisk in flour for one minute.
  • Whisk in milk and broth. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a simmer and cook until thickened.
  • Add swiss and monterrey jack cheeses. Stir until melted.
  • Preheat the broiler.
  • Add the cheese sauce to the pasta and toss to coat.
  • In a 9 x 13 baking dish, add half the pasta.
  • Add the green tomatillo mixture.
  • Top with the other half of pasta.
  • Sprinkle with crushed tostada chips and pepperjack cheese.
  • Broil until browned --keep a very close eye on this.
  • Serve with sour cream if desired.
  • Garnish with chopped red pepper or green onions.
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