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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    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 Little Bear 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
    • 1 Del Monte® Fruit Naturals® Snack, per serving
    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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      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 Little Bear 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
      • 1 Del Monte® Fruit Naturals® Snack, per serving
      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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