Six-Ingredient Cheesy Veggie Pasta

Six-Ingredient Cheesy Veggie Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 246.8
  • Total Fat: 2.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.0 mg
  • Sodium: 110.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.6 g
  • Protein: 12.0 g

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This homemade mac-n-cheese is packed with veggies and is ready in just 20 minutes! This homemade mac-n-cheese is packed with veggies and is ready in just 20 minutes!
Number of Servings: 4


    2 cups whole-wheat elbow macaroni
    2 cups California blend vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, and carrots)
    1/4 cup fat-free Greek yogurt
    1/2 cup shredded low-fat sharp Cheddar
    1 t Dijon mustard
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Don't skip the Dijon, even if you don't care for mustard. It blends right in but adds a lot of tang to the dish.


Fill a medium pot with water and bring to a boil.
Meanwhile, prepare the vegetables according to package directions.
When the veggies are ready, mix them with the yogurt, cheese, mustard, and pepper in a medium bowl.
Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook until al dente. Once cooked, drain the pasta and immediately return it to the pot.
Add the veggies and cheese mixture to the pasta and stir to combine. The heat from the pasta and the veggies will melt the cheese.
Serve immediately.


Created by editor Stepfanie Romine
Photos by Whitmeyer Photography

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  • Good
    8 of 16 people found this review helpful
    Used Broccoli & Cheese instead of the mixed veggies; low-fat shredded mozzarella instead of cheddar; and 1/2 tsp powdered mustard instead of Dijon. It was a bit bland but it did hit the creamy mac n cheese spot! Of course, if I used cheddar it probably would have helped. - 1/11/13

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  • Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    could of used a bit more veg, maybe more mustard, but tastie all together...very filling.. - 1/22/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was very tasty - and yes, the Dijon really adds to the dish. - 2/19/13

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  • Very Good
    The adults liked it more than the children. I'll have to cut the cauliflower up into smaller pieces. - 3/2/13

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