carrot mac and cheese

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This carrot mac and cheese is quick and easy to make, requiring only three ingredients (plus two optional ingredients, if you feel like spice things up a bit).

It’s a great way to put some veggies into the little ones’ diets without them really noticing, and makes for a super comforting dinner that can also serve as lunch the next day.

Here’s how to make it.

Easy carrot mac and cheese recipe

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  • 1 large carrot, sliced ​​and cooked
  • 1 heaping tablespoon cream cheese
  • 1 cup macaroni (cooked)
  • Cheddar cheese, grated (optional)
  • Organic Carrot & Herb Stix (optional)


  1. Start cooking your macaroni according to the package instructions. Drain, add a little oil (to prevent it from sticking together) and set aside.
  2. In a blender, add a carrot that has been steamed until soft and a heaping tablespoon of cream cheese. Blitz until you get a creamy orange sauce.
  3. If you’re making the dish without the optional extras, just mix your sauce and pasta together and serve.
  4. If you want a baked pie, mix carrot sauce and macaroni in a heatproof baking dish and smooth. Sprinkle with plenty of cheddar and ground Organix carrot and spice stix. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 15 minutes until golden brown and cooked through. Enjoying!

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