Poblano Mac & Cheese

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Step 1

Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, broil poblano chile 8 minutes or until skin is blistered and blackening; turning twice.

Step 2

Remove pepper from oven and wrap in clean dish towel 5 minutes to steam. Remove stem and seeds of pepper and chop; set aside.

Step 3

Heat oven to 350°F. In medium saucepan melt butter. Add onion and cook 2 minutes.

Step 4

Whisk in flour and dry mustard; cook 1 minute and whisk in milk. Stir in Monterey Jack cheese and 2 cups of the cheddar cheese until melted.

Step 5

When melted, cook and stir 3 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Add cheese sauce to cooked pasta.

Step 6

Transfer mixture to sprayed 9×13 glass baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheddar cheese and tortilla chips.

Step 7

Bake 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and chips are golden brown. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.

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