Monday, July 22, 2013

Mac & Cheese with Green Peas - Creative Monday Blog Hop


  I love the usual macaroni and cheese but I am always eager to add an ingredient at times. Recently I added green peas and was pleased with how it turned out.

Recipe

Ingredients
1.1 box of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Dinner.
2. 1  cup of green peas
3. 1 cup of milk
4. 2 Tablespoons of Tomato Sauce
5. Hot Pepper Sauce (Optional)
6. Black Pepper
7. 1  chopped onion
8. 1/4 cup of butter
9. Paprika

Method
1. Boil 8 cups of water.  Stir in macaroni.
2. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes or to desired tenderness, stirring occasionally. Drain.  Do not rinse. 
3. Add butter, onion, tomato sauce, black pepper , Original Cheddar Cheese Sauce, green peas and hot pepper sauce in 1 cup of milk and stir.
4. Pour over hot macaroni. Stir until blended.
5. Spoon into a baking dish.  
6. Sprinkle paprika on the top.
7. Bake for 45 minutes.
      


    
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36 comments:

Winnie said...

This is a great dish for me Judy - I like it!!
Thanks for the party and have a wonderful week

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks a lot Winnie! I also wish you a wonderful week.

mail4rosey said...

I put peas in my mac & cheese sometimes too. :)

This sounds delicious.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Rosey! Have a good week!

victory said...

What a great way to add a vegetable into the mac-n-cheese. You have just given me an idea for adding different veggies into the mix. Thanks for sharing and allowing me to link up!

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks victory! Have a wonderful week.

The Blogger Girlz said...

That's one way to get the kids to eat veggies, mix it with something they love. Cool idea. -Aaron

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Aaron!

Tamara Camera said...

Yum, I love peas in my mac and cheese. And hot sauce. It really livens it up. Recently I added frozen broccoli to a cooking batch and it cooked right in perfectly.

Lizbeth McGow said...

Hi Judy we are the same! always looking to add something extra to the good ol' mac n cheese! I love the peas and the paprika too! Spices usually do the trick for me! Thank You for hosting the party! Have a great week!, Hugs Lizy

Linda @ With A Blast said...

Thanks for the party, Judy! Have an awesome week :-)

Clairejustine oxox said...

Yummy Judy, this looks tasty, set me off now might have some after my run :)

Thanks for co hosting...

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Clairejustine! It is good to be co-hosting again.

Judy Haughton-James said...

You are welcome Linda! Have a great week.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Oh yes Lizy, we love the spices!:) Thanks for linking up and have a great week!

Judy Haughton-James said...

It is interesting that you added broccoli Tamara. Thanks for sharing this information and have a good day.

alissa apel said...

I love mac and cheese! I'm trying to go with no milk for awhile and see if that helps me not be so stuffy. It looks so good though!

Sandee said...

You could add ham and many other wonderful things. I love mac and cheese.

Have a terrific day Judy. :)

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Alissa! I hope you get to try it in the future.

Judy Haughton-James said...

You are right Sandee, so many wonderful things can be added to this dish! I would certainly like ham in it. Have a good day.

Mamal Diane said...

Sounds delicious Judy! Thanks for hosting :)

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Diane! Have a good day.

Maria said...

yum! that looks amazing, judy! i love mac and cheese and i love peas. the combinations sounds so good...going to have to try it sometime. steve is IN LOVE with mac and cheese. he eats it all the time...probably too much. lol.
i hope you're having a great day, my friend. thank you so very much for all of your sweet thoughts and never-ending prayers. they mean so much to me and my family! sending tons of love your way. xoxox
maria

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks a lot Maria! I certainly hope you get to try this dish soon! Keep on keeping on my friend. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Lots of Love, Friendship and Best Wishes always to you, Steve and Piper.

Camille said...

Looks delicious!! When I was a kid, my mom always used to make us mac and cheese with tuna and peas and we loved it.

Camille said...

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Judy Haughton-James said...

I really liked how it turned out Camille!

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thank you so much Camille! I will be sure to come over and read all about it!

Lisa said...

Thanks for hosting! I am going to try to add veggies to my mac and cheese. What a good way to get them into the kiddos! ;-)

Nekky said...

I love mac n' cheese and can eat it every day :-), but unfortunately I can't get my kiddos to eat it. They just don't like it :-(, so I don't cook it often.

Helen @ Blue Eyed Beauty Blog said...

Linking up for the first time! I added the button to the bottom of my blog. :)

Helen
Blue Eyed Beauty Blog
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Rebecca rose said...

Very yummy, it is best for health.

My entry is here.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Definitely Rebecca! I will be sure to visit your link. Thanks for joining the party.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thank you so much Helen!

Judy Haughton-James said...

I know what you mean Nekky! I love curried mutton so much and Mom does not eat it.

Judy Haughton-James said...

You are welcome Lisa!

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