Mac & Cheese With Veggies

Mac & Cheese With Veggies

Photo of veggie filled mac and cheeseMaking healthy food choices is one way to Be Well and live a healthy lifestyle. At Bronson, we offer a variety of nutrition services for nearly every need. Check out this healthy recipe from our team of registered dietitians and nutrition educators.

Broccoli Mac

  • Boil the noodles until about half way done.
  • To the boiling water, add 1 ½ to 2 cups frozen or fresh chopped broccoli.
  • Cook until noodles and the broccoli are hot and tender.
  • Drain noodle/broccoli mixture and continue preparing, per package instructions.

Veggie-Lovers Mac

Choose your favorite veggies. They can be fresh, frozen or canned. (If canned, drain before mixing into the noodles, and add at the very end)

  • Boil the noodles until about half way done.
  • To the boiling water, add 1 ½ - 2 cups veggies.
  • Cook until noodles and veggies are tender.
  • Continue preparing, per package instructions.

Tex Mex Mac

  • Prepare mac and cheese according to package directions.
  • When done, stir in ¾-1 cup of each of the following items:
    • Canned black beans, drained
    • Canned corn, drained
    • Chopped tomatoes (fresh or canned, drained)
  • Top with salsa or Tajin.

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