This quick version of mac ‘n cheese gets a kick of flavor from cilantro and scallions.
Makes: 6 servings Total time: 20 minutes
|1||1lb. dry elbow macaroni|
|3||3cups shredded Cheddar|
|1⁄2||1/2cup minced fresh cilantro|
|1⁄4||1/4cup sliced scallions|
|Salt and black pepper to taste|
Cook macaroni according to package directions; reserve 1⁄2 cup pasta water, then drain pasta.
Combine Cheddar, cilantro, and scallions in a large bowl. Add macaroni and pasta water, and stir until cheese melts; season with salt and pepper.
Per serving: 497 cal; 19g total fat (10g sat); 60mg chol; 365mg sodium; 59g carb; 3g fiber; 24g protein