Sneaky Vegetable Macaroni and Cheese

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Vegetable Mac and Cheese

Introducing vegetables into your child’s food can be a challenge. Try adding veggies into this macaroni and cheese comfort-food classic.

By adding vegetable puree to this dish, you can be sure your child is eating their favorite meal while making it a healthy option. Enjoy!
 

Sneaky Vegetable Macaroni and Cheese
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Servings4people
Prep Time30minutes
Cook Time30minutes
Ingredients
  • 6 tablespoons low fat butter or, 4 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 1/2 cups mixture of low fat shredded cheddar and jack cheeses
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup pureed carrot or butternut squash
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste
Servings4people
Prep Time30minutes
Cook Time30minutes
Ingredients
  • 6 tablespoons low fat butter or, 4 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 1/2 cups mixture of low fat shredded cheddar and jack cheeses
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup pureed carrot or butternut squash
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste
Recipe Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Boil pasta according to package directions
  3. Drain and return to pot
  4. Stir in butter over low heat until butter is melted. Remove from heat
  5. Stir in cheese
  6. Add in defrosted carrot or butternut squash puree and stir to combine
  7. Add milk, salt and pepper
  8. Transfer to a 2 1/2 quart greased baking dish and bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees

 

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