Spooktacular Monster Mac & Cheese

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Spooktacular  Monster Mac & Cheese

 Happy Halloween!

Spooktacular Monster Mac & Cheese

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Spooktacular Monster Mac & Cheese

Ingredients

1 lb. Cellentani Pasta;

1lb. Velveeta Cheese; Cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces

1/4 cup milk or heavy cream

3 tablespoon salted butter

1 tablespoon liquid green food coloring

1 small zucchini or cucumber

1 pitted black olive; cut into 2 small triangle pieces

1 Spanish pimento olive; cut in half

1 eggplant

4 Chicory leaves

1 pepperoni slice

Step-by-Step

1 Bring large pot of water to rolling boil; add 1 teaspoon kosher salt; return to boil; cook Al dente and strain; return pasta to pot

2 combine Velveeta Cheese pieces, milk and butter in large microwave safe bowl; heat on full power for one minute increments until cheese is melted; stir between each minute

3 add melted cheese to pot with pasta; mix well

4 add food coloring; mix well

5 transfer green cheesy pasta to 9 x 13 glass baking dish

6 using vegetable peeler; cut 5 strips of eggplant skin for monter hair

7 place 1-2 strip at top end of glass baking dish; enough to cover top edge of baking dish

8 using paring knife cut zigzag pattern on one side of 2 eggplant strips; fix zigzag eggplant hair strips on top of existing eggplant strip at top of baking dish

9 place 1 remaining eggplant strip 1 1/2 inches below zigzag eggplant strip; for eyebrow

10 cut 2 one inch zucchini rounds for eyes; fix one half pimento olive on each eye, top with small triangular cut of black olive

11 cut 1  two inch zucchini round for nose; fix into place

12 using paring knife cut remaining eggplant strip into a desired mouth shape for your monster face; fix into place

13 cut 3 teeth shaped pieces from remaining zucchini; fix into place; add pepperoni slice for monster tongue

14 fix Chicory leaves on edge of baking dish just below the monsters eye line; for ears

15 serve immediately while warm

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