Hidden Vegetable Mac And Cheese Recipe

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This Hidden Vegetable Mac And Cheese is ideal for picky eaters of all ages! It is smooth and creamy despite being full of colourful, healthful vegetables. A few ingredient swaps make it gluten-free and vegan.  


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Hidden Vegetable Mac And Cheese Recipe

Pasta – 2 Cups Macaroni – 8 Cups Water – 2 Tablespoons Salt Vegetable Puree – 1 Cup Carrot – 1 Cup Pumpkin – 1 Cup Cauliflower – 1 Cup Water Cheese Sauce – 3 Tablespoons Butter – 3 Tablespoons Plain Flour – 2 Cups Milk Warm – 2 Cups Cheddar Cheese

Pasta Add salt to boiling water. Add macaroni and cook again.  

Step 1

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7 minutes until al dente. Set pasta aside after draining water.  

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Vegetable Puree Combine vegetables in a saucepan. Add 1 cup water, cover, and simmer 8-10 minutes until soft.

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Carefully combine or stick-blend the vegetables until smooth. Sprinkle salt and set away.  

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Cheese Sauce In a saucepan, heat butter and add flour. Whisk continually for 2-3 minutes.  

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Keep stirring as you add 1/4th (half a cup) of milk. The flour will lump, as expected. Continue whisking/stirring as you add all the milk.  

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Stir/whip until the sauce is thick and coated your spoon. Remove heat. Stir in shredded cheese until melted.  

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Secret Vegetable Mac & Cheese Mix purée into cheesy sauce. Mix cheese and vegetable sauce with cooked macaroni. Season, serve warm.  

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Calories: 703kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 0.4g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 4032mg | Potassium: 659mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 6375IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 605mg | Iron: 3mg

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