Veggie Tot Mac & Cheese

recipe_4147gg_veggie-tots-mac-cheese.jpg
PREP TIME 15 minutes TOTAL TIME 40 minutes SERVINGS 8

Ingredients

3 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 clove garlic, diced fine
2 cups milk
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
8 oz elbow macaroni
Green Giant™ Veggie Tots

  • 1Preheat oven to 425°F. Melt butter in 2-quart saucepot over medium heat. Add onion and salt and cook 3 minutes or until softened. Add flour and garlic and cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • 2Gradually stir in milk and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until mixture is thickened. Add 1-1/2 cups cheese and stir until melted.
  • 3Arrange pasta to 2-quart baking dish. Pour sauce over pasta and stir gently until evenly coated. Evenly top with remaining cheese and Green Giant™ Veggie Tots.
  • 4Bake 25 minutes or until mixture is bubbling and Green Giant™ Veggie Tots are golden brown