Veggie Macaroni and Cheese with Meatballs

Easy, meaty mac-and-cheese starts with a bag of frozen veggies and cheese sauce.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 6

Ingredients

3
cups water
1 1/2
cups uncooked elbow macaroni (6 oz)
1
bag (24 oz) Green Giant® frozen broccoli, carrots, cauliflower & cheese flavored sauce
18
frozen cooked Italian meatballs (about 9 oz), thawed
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat water to boiling. Add macaroni; return to boiling. Cook 5 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Do not drain.
  • 2 Stir in frozen vegetables with sauce chips and meatballs. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 11 to 13 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent sticking, until sauce chips are melted. Stir in Cheddar cheese until melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    770mg
    770%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    19g
    19%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    35%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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