Macaroni and Cheese with Glazed Vegetables

Macaroni and Cheese with Glazed Vegetables
Budget-friendly recipe
662
Serves:
5
45 mins.

Try using sharp Cheddar cheese to kick up the flavor in this family favorite.

What You'll Need

  • Measuring cup
  • Measuring spoon
  • Large pot with lid
  • Strainer
  • Skillet
  • Spatula or large spoon
  • Casserole dish
  • Microwave-safe dish

Directions

  1. Cook the macaroni noodles according to the package directions; drain and set aside.
  2. Place an oven rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat oven to 350˚F.
  3. Spray a skillet with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium heat.
  4. Add onions to skillet and sauté until tender, about 3 minutes.
  5. Add evaporated milk, egg, ground black pepper, and 1½ cups cheese; mix until smooth.
  6. Add cooked macaroni noodles to the cheese sauce and stir until well coated.
  7. Spray a casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  8. Pour the mixture into the casserole dish and sprinkle the top with the remaining ¼ cup cheese.
  9. Bake for 25 minutes or until the top bubbles and begins to brown.
  10. While the macaroni and cheese is baking, cook mixed vegetables in a microwave safe dish according to the instructions on the package.
  11. Combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl and stir until well blended.
  12. Drain vegetables and toss with the orange juice mixture.
  13. Serve 1 cup of macaroni and cheese alongside ¾ cup of glazed vegetables.

Chef Tips

  • Use whole wheat pasta for more nutrients and to keep you feeling full for longer.

  • Cut this recipe in half to save money.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
cups
Total calories:
457
Total fat:
6 g
Saturated fat:
2 g
Carbohydrates:
27 g
Protein:
27 g
Fiber:
10 g
Sodium:
597 mg
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