Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins
Simple and hearty, we vary the veggies by whatever we've got in the fridge.
- 1 lb macaroni noodles, cooked and drained
- 2 cups cheddar cheese
- 3 -4 tablespoons butter
- 1⁄4 cup flour
- 1⁄2 small onion, chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
- 1⁄2 cup blanched broccoli
- 1⁄2 cup blanched cauliflower or 1⁄2 cup carrot, bite sized
- 1 teaspoon dried mustard
- 2 cups milk
- sea salt, to taste
- black pepper
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Melt butter in large saute pan. Add onion, garlic, and a small pinch of sea salt. Saute for 3-4 minutes until onion is translucent.
- Add flour and dried mustard, stir until coated.
- Add milk. Whisk until flour is blended into the milk.
- Add cheese. Keep whisking until cheese is melted. Season to taste.
- Place macaroni in 13x9 inch glass baking pan.
- Pour cheese sauce over macaroni and mix gently.
- Add veggies and stir gently till evenly coated.
- Sprinkle with paprika and/or bread crumbs if desired.
- Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until bubbling.