Hidden Veggie Mac and Cheese

Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders pinit

Creamy macaroni and cheese with hidden vegetables for added nutrition. Perfect for picky eaters who love their comfort food!

Hidden Veggie Mac and Cheese

Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders Pin Recipe
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Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 30 mins Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 1 Calories: 400 calories per serving Best Season: Suitable throughout the year



  1. Cook the elbow macaroni according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a blender or food processor, combine the steamed cauliflower, butternut squash, milk, shredded cheddar cheese, and unsalted butter. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  3. In a small saucepan, heat the blended veggie-cheese sauce over medium heat. Stir in salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add the cooked macaroni to the saucepan with the veggie-cheese sauce. Stir until the pasta is well coated and heated through.
  5. If desired, sprinkle breadcrumbs on top for a crunchy topping.
  6. Serve hot and enjoy your delicious Hidden Veggie Mac and Cheese!


  • This recipe can be easily customized with your favorite vegetables and cheese blend.
Keywords: Hidden veggies, Mac and cheese, Kid-friendly, Sneaky, Vegetables, Creamy, Cheesy, Baked, Pasta

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