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Easy Vegetable Macaroni

Easy Vegetable Macaroni

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Easy Vegetable Macaroni
Vegetable macaroni pasta doesn't have to be complicated with layers of ingredients, an easy vegetable macaroni recipe is cooked with only 2 to 3 ingredients, plus tomatoes and onion, macaroni with veggies is easy to cook yet a crowd pleaser, a picky eaters favorite and a family's go to pasta recipe. Give this vegetable pasta recipe a try and you will see why it's my favorite pasta recipe. 

Old school macaroni recipe, something your grandmother would make. 
If you are a vegan or a vegetarian then this vegetarian pasta is a must try.

Whenever I try to make any pasta, I always try to add some vegetables to it because it adds some great taste.  

This veggie macaroni recipe is kind of a meal on it's own, but you can add a side dish, like garlic herb baked chicken breasts or some oven baked boereowors, in addition, you can add some cheese potato salad, coleslaw salad etc. 

This macaroni is cooked with no cheese, but you can add the cheese if you want for a perfect cheese pasta recipe.

This recipe is kids friendly because no spice or chilli is added. If it's going to be an all adult meal then you can add chilli powder, garam masala powder and black pepper.


Easy Vegetable Macaroni

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Vegetable macaroni pasta doesn't have to be complicated with layers of ingredients, an easy vegetable macaroni recipe is cooked with only 2 to 3 ingredients, plus tomatoes and onion, macaroni with veggies is easy to cook yet a crowd pleaser, a picky eaters favorite and a family's go to pasta recipe. Give this vegetable pasta recipe a try and you will see why it's my favorite pasta recipe.

     Easy Vegetable Macaroni

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         Total Time: 40 Min       Serving: 4 People  

This veggie macaroni recipe is kind of a meal on it's own, but you can add a side dish, like garlic herb baked chicken breasts or some oven baked boereowors, in addition, you can add some cheese potato salad, coleslaw salad etc. 

This macaroni is cooked with no cheese, but you can add the cheese if you want for a perfect cheese pasta recipe.

Ingredients  

 Ingredients










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    • ▢ 250g elbow macaroni
    • ▢ 20g green beans 
    • ▢ 4 Carrots 
    • ▢ 2 Tomatoes
    • ▢ 1 medium onion 
    • ▢ 1 tablespoons of salt
    • ▢ 100ml Olive Oil

Instructions 

  1. In a pan, heat 5 cups water and 1 tablespoon of salt. Bring it to a boil.
  2. Add 450g of macaroni. Stir with a fork.
  3. Begin to cook macaroni on medium to medium high heat.
  4. Cook macaroni till they are tender to the bite.
  5. Drain all the water using a colander and keep macaroni aside.
COOKING VEGETABLES
  1. Heat 100ml of olive oil in a pan. Lower the heat. Add finely chopped onion. You can also add 1 teaspoon of minced onion or ginger-garlic paste.
  2. Sauté on a medium-low heat till the onion become translucent. stirring often.
  3. Add 2 finely grated or chopped tomatoes.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Cover the pan with lid. In between do check when cooking tomatoes.
  6. Cook tomatoes on a low to medium heat till they soften and become pulpy.
  7. Now add clean and cut vegetables. I used carrots and green beans.  You can add vegetables like cauliflower, capsicum, baby corn, broccoli, potatoes etc.
  8. Season with salt as per taste and  Mix very well.
  9. Pour ½ cup of water and mix.
  10. Cover the pan with lid.
  11. On a medium-low to medium heat simmer till the vegetables are cooked. In between do check and if the water has become less you can add some more water.
  12. Once the vegetables are cooked and tender, add the cooked macaroni. 
  13. On a low to medium-low heat simmer for a few more minutes.
  14. Serve macaroni pasta hot or warm. you can top with some grated cheddar or vegetarian parmesan cheese or cream before serving.

Notes

Storage: Store any leftovers in an airtight container. They will last about 3-4 days in the fridge.Substitutes: For best results, follow the recipe as is. However here are some common substitutes that would work well in this recipe.Instead of macaroni pasta, you can use any pasta or make it with gluten-free pasta.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving 
Calories483
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.8g32%
Saturated Fat 3.6g18%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 1794mg78%
Total Carbohydrate 58g21%
Dietary Fiber 5g18%
Total Sugars 7.5g 
Protein 9.6g 
Vitamin D 0mcg0%
Calcium 49mg4%
Iron 3mg14%
Potassium 531mg11%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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  1. This has inspired me to make a macaroni dish for dinner. It will have lots of veggies but it will also have a bit of ground beef for my meat loving boys!

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  2. These look really appetizing. I would want to give this a try.

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  3. Oooh I wonder if this would entice my nephew to eat more veggies. I'll have to try this out, thanks for the yummy recipe!

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  4. This looks so good! I am always trying to find different ways to make macaroni a little more different being celiac I cant have regular macaroni and the alternative just isn't the same. This sounds like a way to make it better and still be healthy cant wait to try.

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  5. I've been eating more vegetarian recipes lately and this looks healthy to put on my list!

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  6. YUm...it looks delicious i just love Macroni and have almost have eaten all types of... this one looks amazing now its time for something new... (World in Eyes)

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  7. A different way to cook macaroni.. It is nice to finish a bowl during rainy days.

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  8. What a great, easy idea! Quarantine is the perfect time to be cooking more, too!

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  9. Ooh this looks super yummy and easy to make. I love macaroni!

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  10. This looks so good and healthy. I will make it over the weekend.

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  11. Macaroni has always been a snack staple for our family. Veggie macaroni however, is new to me, and I'd love to make one someday!

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  12. Looks delicious and delicious
    I will give you the secret of a suitable vegetable for pasta
    Green beans and noodles are a unique blend
    For advice on the topic of mothers, visit my blog
    https://www.momsandchild.com/

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  13. Looks delicious and delicious
    I will give you the secret of a suitable vegetable for pasta
    Green beans and noodles are a unique blend
    For advice on the topic of mothers, visit my bloghttps://www.momsandchild.com/

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  14. This looks really delicious.. I would love to give it a try.

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  15. What am I waiting for. Will surely cook this exactly the way you have shown here. Thank you so much for this.

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  16. I love how nutritious this recipe looks! It's so good that I want to give this a try

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