confetti veggie mac and cheese with vegetables

Recipe: Confetti Mac and Cheese

Summary: The veggie love doesn’t stop there — you can whip up confetti mac short-cut style with a box of all-natural macaroni and cheese or one of the all-natural that health food stores carry. Anything goes as long as you pile on those veggies!

Ingredients

  • 12 oz evaporated milk [or 1.5 cups of milk, half + half, etc… – plus extra – see below]
  • 1/2-1 cup milk [separate from milk above]
  • 2 cups of mini shells pasta [pasta size indicates cook style + time – see note below <3]
  • 1 heaping cup of cooked/leftover veggies [or more!]
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder [plus extra to taste]
  • 1/4 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/4 tsp salt [plus more to taste]
  • a little sprinkle of [optional] mustard powder
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • the cheeses:
  • 1/2 cup gouda cheese, freshly grated
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, freshly grated [plus extra for topping!]
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • Add any extra of the above, to taste. What’s mac and cheese without the cheese!?

For Instruction and tons more pictures see:  PeasandCrayons.com