Hidden Veggie Baked Mac and Cheese - Food Fun Friday

Hidden Veggie Baked Mac and Cheese - for the picky eaters at your house. They will never know this yummy mac and cheese contains veggies!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 453 kcal
Author Vicky


  • 16 oz package of elbow macaroni
  • 6 tablespoons of butter
  • 2 1/2 cups of a mixture of shredded cheddar and jack cheeses
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 cup pureed carrot
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Boil pasta according to package directions.
  3. Drain and return to pot.
  4. Stir in butter over low heat until butter is melted. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir in cheese.
  6. Add in defrosted carrot puree and stir to combine.
  7. Add milk, salt and pepper.
  8. Transfer to a 2 1/2 quart greased baking dish and bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.
Nutrition Facts
Hidden Veggie Baked Mac and Cheese - Food Fun Friday
Amount Per Serving
Calories 453 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 62mg21%
Sodium 394mg17%
Potassium 252mg7%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 3340IU67%
Vitamin C 0.9mg1%
Calcium 309mg31%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.