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Chorizo Mac n' Cheese

Prep Time: 30 MIN  |  Cook Time: 40 MIN  |  Servings: 8
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Chorizo Mac n' Cheese
Prep Time
30 MIN
Cook Time
40 MIN
Servings
8

Ingredients
  • 1 lb. Cavatappi pasta, cooked al dente
  • 3 cups Sargento® Reserve Series™ 18-Month Aged Cheddar
  • 1/2 cup Sargento® Reserve Series™ 14-Month Aged Parmesan
  • 4 Tbsp. salted butter
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 1/2 cup dried Spanish Chorizo, chopped
  • 2 tsp. serrano chili, thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large saucepan on medium heat, melt the butter, whisk in flour and cook for 1 minute. Whisk in the milk slowly and cook for 3 minutes. Add the dry mustard and salt and pepper. Turn off the heat and add in 2 cups of Sargento® Reserve Series™ 18-Month Aged Cheddar Cheese and Sargento® Reserve Series™ 14-Month Aged Parmesan Cheese and stir until smooth.
  3. Add the pasta, chorizo Serrano chili, chopped cilantro and season with salt and pepper and pour into a 2 quart baking dish and top with remaining Sargento® Reserve Series™ 18-Month Aged Cheddar Cheese. Place into the oven for 30 minutes.
  4. Garnish dish with remaining chopped cilantro