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Mac-N-Cheese, 7 Minute Green Beans

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We did this healthy Mac-N-Cheese meal in the Instant Pot (pressure cooker), but it works great on stovetop too.

healthy mac-n-cheese meal

Mac-N-Cheese, 7 Minute Green Beans

Author: Heidi Boortz
Servings : 4

Ingredients

Mac-N-Cheese

  • 16 oz 100% whole grain elbow noodles
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 tsp salt
  • water

7 Minute Green Beans

  • 1 lb green beans trimmed

Instructions

Mac-N-Cheese (in the instant pot):

  • Combine elbows, 4 c. water, butter, and salt. Seal. Set manual to high and set timer for 4 minutes.
  • Manual (quick) release the pressure. Set instant pot to sauté, and add milk and cheese. Stir until cheese melts.

Mac-N-Cheese (stovetop):

  • Bring 8 cups water to a boil. Add pasta. Cook 8 minutes or until al dente. Drain.
  • Return hot noodles to pan, and add milk, cheese, butter, and salt. Stir until everything is melted and creamy.

7-Minute Green Beans

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add green beans. Boil 7 minutes. Drain and serve.

Notes

For gluten free, use 100% whole grain gluten free noodles
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  1. I want to try this Mac & cheese recipe on a camping trip. Maybe somewhat assemble ahead of time & then heat over the campfire….just might work.

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