Asparagus Mac and Cheese

Asparagus Mac and Cheese

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Ingredients

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7 cups Water
400 grams Macaroni
10 spears Asparagus chopped
2 tbsp Butter
1/2 cup 2% milk
3 cups Medium Cheddar Cheese
3 Roma tomatoes chopped
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp Salt
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  • One Pot/Pan
Cuisine:

This Mac and Cheese is for the Adults!

  • 30
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

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This Asparagus Mac and Cheese is comfort food at it’s finest. 

Asparagus Mac and Cheese

If you and your family like macaroni and cheese then this just steps it up a notch and tastes much better than any kind of boxed stuff.  By simply adding in some fresh asparagus and roma tomatoes this dish becomes a meal! 

Plus if you have ever felt a tad guilty eating the box stuff but just can’t help yourself “like me sometimes”. Then this recipe is sure to sway you to enjoy mac and cheese more often but in a healthy way.

I think this recipe will be great for those who want something quick and do like the boxed macaroni and cheese. The kids will definitely be all over it, i’m sure. 

So when that mac and cheese craving hits, I hope you think of this recipe. I do, a lot 🙂

Asparagus Mac and Cheese

I no longer just make Macaroni and Cheese, I will make this recipe too. You can add pretty much any other vegetables such as cooked broccoli, kale etc as well. 

This recipe will be a fantastic for those of you who want something quick and something that the kids will be able to enjoy too!

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Asparagus Mac and Cheese

This Mac and Cheese is for the Adults!
Author: Jacqueline

Ingredients

  • 7 cups Water
  • 400 grams Macaroni
  • 10 Asparagus spears
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 3 cups Medium Cheddar Cheese
  • 3 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt

Instructions

  • In a large pot bring the salted water to a rapid boil and cook the macaroni according to the package directions. 
  • Meanwhile, chop the asparagus and add it to the pot of pasta allowing it to cook for the last 5 minutes while the pasta cooks. Drain and set aside!
  • Next melt the butter over medium heat in the same pot then add back in the cooked pasta and asparagus. 
  • Pour in the milk and simmer over low heat. 
  • Meanwhile, chop the roma tomatoes and add them to the pot.
  • Toss everything together and season with salt and pepper. Enjoy!

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Asparagus Mac and Cheese

 

Jacqueline

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