Moroccan Macaroni and Cheese

Moroccan Macaroni And Cheese Recipe

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raymond spencer


i hope you love this new mac and cheese recipe,with a kick of moroccan flavor.


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20 Min
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2 Tbsp
ground turmeric
1 Tbsp
ground cumin
1 Tbsp
ground coriander
2 tsp
2 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
dried thyme
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper


1 lb
elbow macaroni
6 Tbsp
purple onion,chopped
medium carrot,diced
1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 c
cold milk
2 c
heavy cream
1 pkg
cream cheese,softened
8 oz
shredded sharp cheddar cheese(about 2 cups)
8 oz
shredded pepper jack cheese(about 2 cups)
11/2 c
crushed corn chips

How to Make Moroccan Macaroni and Cheese


  • 1For moroccan spice mix;add all ingredients into small bowl,mix well.
  • 2Preheat oven to 375 degrees F,line a large baking sheet with foil.
  • 3Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.Cook macaroni until al dente,about 8 minutes.Drain;rinse under cold water.
  • 4Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat.Add onion and carrot and saute until soft,about 10 minutes.Sprinkle flour and 2 teaspoons moroccan spice mix on onion mixture and cook,stirring constantly,3 minutes.Add milk and heavy cream,slowly whisk together.Raise heat to medium and slowly bring to a simmer,stirring constantly.Cook 2 minutes.Stir in cream cheese.Set aside.
  • 5Add 1 1/2 cups cheddar and all pepper jack cheese to skillet and cook,stirring,until all cheese are melted.Season with 1 tablespoon moroccan spice mix.
  • 6Add pasta to skillet;stir.Mist a 13-by-9-inch baking dish with cooking spray and pour in pasta mixture.
  • 7In a small bowl,combine corn chips with remaining cheddar cheese and 1 tablespoon moroccan spice mix;sprinkle over pasta.Place dish on lined baking sheet;bake until pasta mixture is bubbling and top is golden,40 to 45 minutes.Let rest for 5 minutes;serve.

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About Moroccan Macaroni and Cheese

Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Moroccan
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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