Kid-friendly recipes: Frozen veggie loaded mac and cheese

Kid-friendly recipes: Frozen veggie loaded mac and cheese
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It’s Sunday, so it’s time to plan the meals for the week ahead.

It’s no easy task, we know.

Trying to sort recipes that kids and grownups enjoy, that are healthy, and don’t require a load of faff to make? That’s asking a lot.

But this kid-friendly recipe ticks all the boxes: Frozen veggie loaded mac and cheese.

And even better news – you can make this tasty dinner with whatever veg you have in the freezer; pease, broccoli, carrots, the list goes on.

Here’s how to make it.

Recipe: Frozen veggie loaded mac and cheese

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  • Cup of mixed frozen veg
  • Cup of macaroni
  • Large knob of butter
  • Handful of grated Cheddar cheese


  1. Start by cooking the macaroni according to package instructions and set aside
  2. Cook the frozen veg
  3. Throw your cooked veg into a blender with butter and some of the cooking water, then blend until smooth
  4. Mix together the macaroni, veggie sauce, and grated cheese – and serve

For more tasty recipes for kids and grownups to enjoy, head to my Instagram, @squashedpickle.

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