1 ea. Avocado From Mexico, halved, pitted, peeled, and diced
3/4 c. sharp white cheddar cheese, diced (about 4 oz.)
1/2 c. thawed frozen peas
1-1/2 t. lemon juice
1/2 t. 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, cheese, peas, and lemon juice; gradually add hot milk; blend until smooth.
Drain pasta; return to sauce pot. Season with salt to taste.
Stir in cheese sauce; add remaining 1/2 cup diced avocado; toss gently. Serve immediately.
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Avocado Mac and Cheese
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 420 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 520mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 51g 18%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D 0mg
Calcium 271mg 20%
Iron 3mg 20%
Potassium 350mg 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.