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Eat your vegetables November 24, 2008

Filed under: Main Course,Pasta — fattybear @ 8:59 pm
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I took an all time favorite classic, macaroni and cheese, and added some vegetables! I know how dare I! But you got to get your veggies in somehow…

Pepper Me Up Mac and Cheese

Pepper Me Up Mac and Cheese

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 Green Pepper, chopped

1/2 Red Bell Pepper, chopped

1/2 small red onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 box shell pasta

1 8 oz stick Sharp Cheddar Cheese (2 cups), grated

1/4 cup butter

1/2 cup flour

2 cups milk

1/4 teaspoon groun mustard

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

pinch of nutmeg

1/4 cup bread crumbs

2 tablespoons butter, melted

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees farhenheit.
  2. Cook pasta according to box.
  3. Melt 1/4 cup butter over medium heat in a sauce pan. Mix in flour, salt, pepper, mustard and nutmeg until smooth. Stir in milk, bring to a boil stirring constantly. Let boil for one minute. Stir in cheese.
  4. Saute garlic, onion, and peppers in a tablespoon of olive oil until onions are clear.
  5. Combine pasta, sauteed vegetables and sauce in one pot. Pour into 2 quart casserole dish. Mix melted 2 tablespoons of butter and bread crumbs. Sprinkle on top of pasta.
  6. Cook for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly.

Happy eating 🙂

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