Mediterranean Mac and Cheese

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  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Entree
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean


  • 2 cups of elbow pasta or Israeli couscous
  • 2 large Spanish onions, sliced
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 oz cheese (cheddar, muenster, jack, soy, etc), diced (about 1 cup)
  • 1 15oz can of chick peas, drained (we use Eden Organic)
  • 1 cup chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook the pasta al dente according to directions on the package. Drain and set aside.
  2. In the mean time, sauté the sliced onions on a large skillet with olive oil at medium heat until they start to brown. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Add cooked pasta, cheese and chickpeas. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
  4. Toss all the ingredients together and keep over medium-low heat until the cheese starts to melt.
  5. Turn off heat and add chopped parsley.
  6. ENJOY