mac & cheese with veggies

★★★★★ 7
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By Jenny Powers
from Abingdon, VA

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

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I'll never turn down a bowl of mac & cheese, but with a recipe as tasty as this you can bet I'll be coming back for seconds! This is a great way to sneak some veggies into your kids' meals. Yum!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 7
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
    can of green chilis, drained
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 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
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper

How To Make mac & cheese with veggies

  • 1
    Combine all ingredients, put into a greased casserole dish.
  • 2
    Cut the butter into small pieces and stir it with the warm macaroni to melt it.
  • 3
    Bake at 350 for 1 hour, You might have to cover with foil if it starts to get too brown.
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