Veggie Packed Mac and Cheese
We love this recipe for Mac and Cheese because it’s kid friendly, and full of veggies your little ones won’t know are there. It’s perfect for weeknights and the leftovers are great for school lunches.
Servings Prep Time
6people 20minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Servings Prep Time
6people 20minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Ingredients
  • 1lb elbow macaroni,cooked al dente
  • 1/2cup water
  • 1cup cauliflower florets
  • 1cup butternut squashcubed
  • 1cup carrotssliced
  • 2cups milk
  • 2cups cheddar cheese,shredded
  • 4oz cream cheese
  • 1/2cup seasoned breadcrumbs
Instructions
  1. Combine water, cauliflower, squash, and carrots in a pot over medium heat. Cover and cook until vegetables are tender.
  2. Place everything into a blender, including vegetable cooking water, and blend until smooth.
  3. Return veggie puree to the pot over medium heat, then add the milk, cheese, and cream cheese. Stir until smooth.
  4. Add cooked macaroni, reduce heat, mix thoroughly, and cover for 20 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle breadcrumbs over each serving as a garnish. Enjoy!