Creamy Vegetable Macaroni and Cheese

Looking for a cheesy pasta recipe? Then serve your family with this delicious casserole made using vegetables and pasta.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

6
oz. (1 1/2 cups) uncooked elbow macaroni
1
(1-lb.) pkg. frozen broccoli florets, carrots and cauliflower
1
(8-oz.) pkg. pasteurized prepared cheese product, cubed (2 cups)
1/2
cup milk
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon dry mustard
1/8
teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Spray 2-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray. In large saucepan, cook macaroni to desired doneness as directed on package. Add vegetables; cook 1 minute. Drain; rinse with hot water.
  • 2 In sprayed casserole, combine cooked macaroni-vegetable mixture and all remaining ingredients; mix well. Cover.
  • 3 Bake at 425°F. for 25 minutes. Remove from oven; stir to blend cheese. Cover; bake an additional 5 to 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated and cheese is completely melted. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir just before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    370
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    960mg
    960%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    44g
    44%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    18g
    18%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    70%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    40%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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