MAIN DISHES

Tex Mex Mac N' Cheese


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INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups Darigold heavy cream
  • 1 cup Darigold milk
  • 1/4 pound shredded Darigold Naturally White Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 pound shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons Darigold butter
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons roasted, peeled and chopped Pablano peppers
  • 1 pound macaroni, cooked according to package directions

INSTRUCTIONS

Combine cream, milk, cheeses and salt in the top of a double boiler. Heat until cheese melts and begins to form a skin. Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat; stir in flour and cook 4 minutes. Do not allow to brown. Add flour mixture to cheese mixture, a little at a time, whipping until smooth. Simmer sauce for about 15 minutes; remove from heat and strain. Add chopped Pablano peppers. Toss with macaroni.

RECIPE YIELD/SERVING SIZE

Makes 6 servings.

NOTES

Tip: For a spicier dish, add a touch of cayenne pepper or more Pablanos.