Springtime always means lots of peas in my house, and this one’s a favorite of mine. You'll feel like a kid again as you enjoy this unique twist on a comforting bowl of mac 'n cheese. This simple dish is easy enough to make on any busy night or for a quick lunch. And with whole grain pasta and the added veggies, it’s nutritious, too!
Mac ‘n Cheese with Peas
Recipe Type: Pasta/Rice
Serving Size: 1 cup
Makes 5 servings
- 8 ounces whole grain pasta
- 1½ cups frozen peas
- ½ cup Parmesan, shredded
- 1 cup mozzarella, shredded
- ¼ teaspoon onion powder
- ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
- ⅛ teaspoon salt
- ⅛ teaspoon pepper
- Heat water to a boil in a medium-sized pot.
- Add the pasta, then cook for 9 minutes.
- Add peas to the pasta, then cook for 1 minute.
- Remove from heat, then drain water.
- Stir in cheese and seasonings.
- Serve warm.
|NUTRITIONAL INFO||PER SERVING|
|Calories||300 (70 from fat)|
|Carbohydrate||43g (6g dietary fiber, 3g sugar)|
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