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Green and Gooey Macaroni & Cheese

This gooey, cheesy pot of mac ‘n cheese made with broccoli and spinach is a great way to disguise veggies for your kiddos and a meal that will please the whole family. A great meal for St. Patrick’s Day, too!

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  • 3 cups enriched macaroni or pasta of choice
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cups 2% Morning Fresh Dairy Milk
  • 1 cup Morning Fresh Dairy cream
  • 2 cups baby spinach or arugula leaves
  • 3 cups shredded Collier’s Welsh Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Step 1
In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package directions, until tender; drain well.
Step 2
Meanwhile in a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; cook broccoli and onion until softened, about 3 min. Stir in nutmeg. Add milk and cream; cook stirring often, for 8 to 10 min or until slightly thickened and broccoli is tender. Stir in spinach and remove from heat.
Step 3
In a blender or with an immersion blender, puree until smooth or desired consistency. Stir in macaroni to coat; stir in Cheddar and Parmesan cheese until melted. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Let stand for 5 min before serving.