Chimichurri Mac and Cheese
Chimichurri Mac and Cheese might be just the South American recipe you are searching for. One serving contains 499 calories, 21g of protein, and 15g of fat. For $2.45 per serving, you get a main course that serves 4. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 32 minutes. Head to the store and pick up cheddar cheese, salt, pepper, and a few other things to make it today.
Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.
While pasta cooks, combine milk, stock, flour, and salt in a medium saucepan, stirring with a whisk. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook 1 minute or until thickened.
Add 2 ounces shredded cheddar and processed cheese, stirring until smooth.
Heat a 10-inch cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat.
Add onion, oregano, thyme, pepper, and garlic; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Combine onion mixture, parsley stems, cilantro stems, and lime juice in a food processor; pulse until coarsely chopped.
Combine pasta, milk mixture, and parsley mixture.
Heat cast-iron skillet over high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray.
Add pasta mixture to pan; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 ounce cheddar cheese. Broil 8 inches from heat for 5 minutes or until cheese is browned.
Sprinkle with cilantro leaves.