VEGGIE OVERLOADED MAC N CHEESE

MAC N CHEESE = COMFORT FOOD!

We all love mac n cheese right? Welll….most of us at least lol. It’s generally considered not too healthy butttt why not include some veggies to make it a little bit healthy??? πŸ˜€ Veggies in mac n cheese add great flavors and different textures which your taste buds will appreciate without a doubt!

Here is my version…

SERVINGS: 3-4

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups elbows/macaroni
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small tomato, chopped
  • 1 pimento, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 2 chadon beni leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrots, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sweet peppers, chopped
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 1/2 cups cheddar cheese
  • 1 tbsp red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1 tbsp JGM Products complete seasoning

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METHOD:

  1. Cook elbows/macaroni according to package instructions. Set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add garlic and onions. Saute.
  4. Add chadon beni, carrots, corn, sweet peppers and tomatoes. Cook until veggies are tender. Reduce heat if necessary and cover skillet.
  5. Add evaporated milk followed by cheese and complete seasoning. Mix well.
  6. Combine the cooked elbows/macaroni with the cheesy sauce in skillet.
  7. Toss well to ensure all the elbows/macaroni are coated with the veggies/cheese.
  8. TIME TO EAT!\

 

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The great thing about this is that you can add just about any veggie in any quantity as you like. I tend to grab the easiest things I can find. It’s a super easy recipe and takes no time at all.

I hope you give it a try and send me some feedback. Leave me comment and also feel free to share your version of Mac n Cheese! I’d love to hear it! πŸ™‚

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