Mac 'n' Cheese with Salsa Verde

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 8:00 AM, October 4, 2010

Aired October 4, 2010

Serves Serves 4 as a side dish or 2 entre portions

1/2 pound macaroni or whole wheat macaroni
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1 1/2 cups milk
Salt and pepper
1 cup pepper jack cheese, shredded
1 cup sharp cheddar cheese
1/3 cup salsa verde
A handful lightly crushed thin corn tortillas




Cook pasta to al dente. Drain and reserve.



Melt butter in a saucepot over medium heat, sprinkle in flour and whisk 1 minute. Whisk in milk and season with salt and pepper. Let thicken to coat the back of a spoon then melt cheeses into sauce. Fold reserved mac into cheese sauce then fold in salsa and tortillas.