These Mac n’ Cheese Muffins are a healthy spin on a kid-favorite. Since they’re fun to eat and packed with flavor, kids won’t even know they’re filled with veggies!

Mac n Cheese Muffins

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    • Recipe CategoryHot Lunches, Leftovers Repurposed, Make-Ahead Ideas, Non-Sandwich Ideas, Nut Free, Vegetarian
Servings 12 Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Servings 12 Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
These Mac n' Cheese Muffins are a healthy spin on a kid-favorite. Since they're fun to eat and packed with flavor, kids won't even know they're filled with veggies!

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Calcium and phosphorus in cheese work together to strengthen bones, muscles, and support heart health.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Calcium and phosphorus in cheese work together to strengthen bones, muscles, and support heart health.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Ingredients
  • 3/4 sweet onion
  • 1 cup baby cut carrots
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup shredded lowfat Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) box whole wheat macaroni noodles, cooked according to package
  • 1 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs, divided
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Puree onion, carrots and broccoli in food processor or blender until smooth.
  3. Mix cheddar, mozzarella, egg, butter and olive oil in large bowl. Add cooked macaroni, vegetables and ½ cup bread crumbs. Stir until just incorporated.
  4. Spoon mixture evenly into greased muffin pan. Sprinkle remaining bread crumbs on top and bake 30 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  5. Serve with Fruit Naturals®
Suggested Sides
½ cup carrots and seedless cucumbers
Nutritional Value
  • Calories 347
  • Fat 11.37g
  • Protein 20.63g
  • Carbohydrates 40.44g
  • Fiber 3.76g
  • Cholesterol 33mg
  • Sodium 497mg
  • Calcium 434mg
  • Iron 1.98mg
Tags , , , ,
    • Recipe CategoryHot Lunches, Leftovers Repurposed, Make-Ahead Ideas, Non-Sandwich Ideas, Nut Free, Vegetarian
Servings 12 Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Servings 12 Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
These Mac n' Cheese Muffins are a healthy spin on a kid-favorite. Since they're fun to eat and packed with flavor, kids won't even know they're filled with veggies!

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Calcium and phosphorus in cheese work together to strengthen bones, muscles, and support heart health.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Calcium and phosphorus in cheese work together to strengthen bones, muscles, and support heart health.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Ingredients
  • 3/4 sweet onion
  • 1 cup baby cut carrots
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup shredded lowfat Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) box whole wheat macaroni noodles, cooked according to package
  • 1 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs, divided
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Puree onion, carrots and broccoli in food processor or blender until smooth.
  3. Mix cheddar, mozzarella, egg, butter and olive oil in large bowl. Add cooked macaroni, vegetables and ½ cup bread crumbs. Stir until just incorporated.
  4. Spoon mixture evenly into greased muffin pan. Sprinkle remaining bread crumbs on top and bake 30 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  5. Serve with Fruit Naturals®
Suggested Sides
½ cup carrots and seedless cucumbers
Nutritional Value
  • Calories 347
  • Fat 11.37g
  • Protein 20.63g
  • Carbohydrates 40.44g
  • Fiber 3.76g
  • Cholesterol 33mg
  • Sodium 497mg
  • Calcium 434mg
  • Iron 1.98mg

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