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Veggie Mac 'N' Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy Veggie Mac 'n' Cheese recipe? Learn how to make Veggie Mac 'n' Cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jrsj

Makes 12 servings



from Taste of Home Aug/Sept. 2008

Recipe Ingredients for Veggie Mac 'n' Cheese

1 1/2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
3 cups fresh broccoli florets
2 cups fresh cauliflower
3 large carrots, sliced
1 cup celery, sliced
1 medium onion, chopped
1 tbsp butter
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 cup 2% milk
1 cup chicken broth
3 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper

Recipe Directions for Veggie Mac 'n' Cheese

  1. Cook macaroni according to directions, adding broccoli, cauliflower, carrots and celery during the last 6 minutes. Drain and transfer to a greased baking dish.

  2. Meanwhile, saute onion in butter until tender. Sprinkle with flour and stir. Gradually stir in milk and chicken broth. Bring to a boil until thickened. Stir in cheese, mustard, salt and pepper. Pour over macaroni mixture and stir to coat. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 160.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
209
Calories from Fat
101
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.2g
17%
Saturated Fat
6.9g
35%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
34mg
11%
Sodium
350mg
15%
Potassium
321mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
16.5g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
11.1g
Vitamin A 71% Vitamin C 49%
Calcium 26% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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