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mac & cheese with veggies

(7 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Jenny Powers
Abingdon, VA

This recipe comes from the Ruth Zorie family and was served on special occasions. It is so flavorful and loved by anyone that eats it. This delicious dish will make its own sauce while baking.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

We'll never turn down a bowl of macaroni and cheese and with a recipe as tasty as this, we guarantee everyone will want seconds. It's creamy, full of flavor, and very easy to make. And, a tasty way to sneak some veggies into a meal.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(7 ratings)
yield 6 -8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For mac & cheese with veggies

  • 16 oz
    box of elbow macaroni, cooked al dente
  • 1 lg
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1
    green pepper, chopped
  • 2
    stalks of celery, chopped
  • 1 sm
    green chiles, drained (4 oz)
  • 1 stick
  • 6 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 4 c
    shredded cheddar (you can use a combo of different cheese if you like)
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper

How To Make mac & cheese with veggies

  • Butter added to cooked macaroni.
    Cut the butter into small pieces. Stir it with the warm macaroni to melt.
  • Remaining ingredients mixed into macaroni.
    Combine all remaining ingredients.
  • Macaroni poured into casserole dish and baking in the oven.
    Put into a greased casserole dish. Bake at 350 for 1 hour. You might have to cover it with foil if it starts to get too brown.