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Kefta and Kale Mac and Cheese
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12 INGREDIENTS • 7 STEPS • 35MINS

Kefta and Kale Mac and Cheese

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This mac and cheese with a Moroccan twist adds vegetables, proteins and spices to this classic dish.
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My Moroccan Food
Hi I'm Nargisse, a Moroccan girl, living in London but keeping my kitchen very much Moroccan!
http://mymoroccanfood.com/
This mac and cheese with a Moroccan twist adds vegetables, proteins and spices to this classic dish.
35MINS
Total Time
$0.94
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
us / metric
Cayenne Pepper
as needed
Cayenne Pepper
Milk
3 cups
Mature Cheddar Cheese
1/3 cup
Mature Cheddar Cheese, shredded
or Gruyere
Salt
to taste
Kefta
8 oz
Kefta
Olive Oil
1 Tbsp
Kale
2 3/4 cups
Kale, chopped
Elbow Macaroni
12.5 oz
Elbow Macaroni
Breadcrumbs
3 Tbsp
Breadcrumbs
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
488
Fat
19.2 g
Protein
20.1 g
Carbs
59.3 g
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Hi I'm Nargisse, a Moroccan girl, living in London but keeping my kitchen very much Moroccan!
http://mymoroccanfood.com/
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step 1
To make the white sauce, melt the Unsalted Butter (9 tsp) in a large deep skillet or saucepan over low heat, then add the All-Purpose Flour (1/3 cup) and Cayenne Pepper (as needed). Stir for 2 minutes using a wooden spoon until you obtain a smooth paste. Remove the pan from heat.
step 2
Gradually stir in Milk (3 cups). Return the pan to heat and bring the white sauce to the boil, stirring constantly. Reduce the heat and cook for 4 minutes without stirring. Stir in Mature cheddar cheese (140 gram). Season with Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 3
Cook the Elbow Macaroni (12.5 oz). In a pan, pour Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) and Kale (2 3/4 cups) and cook covered for 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in Kefta (8 oz) and cook until softened.
step 3 Cook the Elbow Macaroni (12.5 oz). In a pan, pour Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) and Kale (2 3/4 cups) and cook covered for 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in Kefta (8 oz) and cook until softened.
step 4
In a large bowl mix together the mac and cheese, the white sauce, and kefta and kale.
step 4 In a large bowl mix together the mac and cheese, the white sauce, and kefta and kale.
step 5
Transfer the mixture to an oven proof dish or 6 small oven proof dishes.
step 5 Transfer the mixture to an oven proof dish or 6 small oven proof dishes.
step 6
In a small bowl, mix together the Breadcrumbs (3 Tbsp) and remaining Mature Cheddar Cheese (1/3 cup). Sprinkle over the kefta and kale mac and cheese.
step 6 In a small bowl, mix together the Breadcrumbs (3 Tbsp) and remaining Mature Cheddar Cheese (1/3 cup). Sprinkle over the kefta and kale mac and cheese.
step 7
Place the dish under the preheated grill for 1 or 2 minutes until the top is golden and the cheese is bubbling. Serve and enjoy!
step 7 Place the dish under the preheated grill for 1 or 2 minutes until the top is golden and the cheese is bubbling. Serve and enjoy!
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Brunch
Grill
Comfort Food
Lunch
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Fall
Pasta
Side Dish
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