Veggie-Macaroni Casserole

Veggie-Macaroni Casserole

Submitted by: Carmen Holmes

Serving Size: 6

Nutritional Information: Per Serving: 342 cal., 18 g total fat (9 g sat. fat), 222 mg chol., 981 mg sodium, 27 g carb., 4 g fiber, 19 g pro.

Qty Ingredient
1 cupsuncooked elbow macaroni
6 eggs
14.5 ouncesdiced tomatoes with green chilies
2 cupscauliflower florets
2 cupsgrated carrots
1 cupsfresh parsley, chopped
1 cupsprocessed cheese shreds
1 cupsmarinara sauce
1 cupsMonterery Jack cheese, shredded

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 3-quart rectangular baking dish. Set aside.
  2. In a saucepan cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain; do not rinse. Set aside.
  3. Whisk eggs in a large bowl. Stir in tomatoes, cauliflower florets, carrots, parsley and processed cheese shreds; combine well. Stir in macaroni.
  4. Transfer veggie-macaroni mixture to prepared baking dish. Carefully spoon marinara sauce over top and spread evenly. Sprinkle Monterey Jack cheese over top. Cover dish loosely with foil. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake for 15 minutes more. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.