Cheese Macaroni

Whole Wheat Mac ‘N Real Cheese


Whole Wheat Mac 'N Real Cheese

Course Side
Cuisine American
Servings 5


  • 8 oz whole wheat elbow macaroni
  • 2 cups frozen vegetables
  • 1 3/4 cups milk divided
  • 3 Tbsp whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 3/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard


  • Cook macaroni according to package direction.
  • When macaroni is half way cooked add frozen vegetables and continue cooking until macaroni is tender.
  • Drain through a colander and keep warm.
  • In sauce pan, add 1 1/2 cups of the milk to the pot and bring to a simmer.
  • Whisk together remaining milk, flour, salt and pepper.
  • Slowly add flour mixture to simmering milk, simmer until thickened.
  • Add both cheeses and mustard, stir constantly until cheese is melted completely.
  • Add Macaroni and Vegetables, stirring until well coated.