One Pot Green Goddess Spinach Mac & Cheese
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ lb elbow pasta (cooked as per package directions)
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup pepperjack cheese
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Chili flakes (optional)
  1. Cook pasta as per package directions. Save 1 cup of pasta water and then strain the rest of the pasta.Add few drops of oil and stir so pasta doesn't stick.
  2. Wipe the same pot with a clean paper towel.
  3. In a blender, add spinach and milk. Blend until smooth.
  4. Heat oil in the same cleaned pot and once hot, add flour. Cook until raw smell of flour is gone. To it add this spinach milk mix and stir continuously to prevent any lumps.
  5. Add cheese, salt and pepper and keep stirring. It should form to a thick cheesy sauce. To it add cooked pasta and mix gently.
  6. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  7. Serve hot. You can store leftovers in air tight container. When ready to eat, warm up in microwave for good 1-1.5 minutes or until cheese is melted again.
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