Loaded Mac and Cheese

Recipe posted in: Nutrisystem Food Hacks, Dinners, Customer Submitted, Main Courses
mac and cheese dinner

Mac and Cheese is rarely on the “light” menu at your favorite restaurant. However, it’s still possible to enjoy this childhood favorite while you’re trying to lose weight. With Nutrisystem frozen Mac and Cheese, you can enjoy an easy, cheesy pasta dinner that’s loaded with your favorite veggies!

This user tasty generated recipe was submitted by Nutrisystem member, Tamra, through our Recipe Submission page. Tamra has been on Nutrisystem for about three weeks and is exploring different ways to get creative. She is often busy working, so she doesn’t have much time to cook. This easy recipe for Loaded Mac and Cheese has become an easy for her to get in her vegetables. Tamra says, “I love Mac and Cheese and I wanted to get my veggies in, so I thought why not mix in my favorite vegetables?”

Adding extra veggies to your Nutrisystem meals is the perfect way to get in your four daily servings. If you have a creative recipe that helps you get in your veggies, make sure to submit your idea on our Recipe Submission page! We love to share user generated content from our members and followers. You could have your delicious recipe featured right here on The Leaf Weight Loss Blog!

One serving of this Loaded Mac and Cheese contains 237 calories and counts as one Nutrisystem dinner and one Vegetable serving. Feel free to add even more veggies that you enjoy! Learn more about veggies on Nutrisystem and click here to log this recipe in the NuMi app. >

Get mac and cheese delivered directly to your door! Nutrisystem offers a few different varieties that are ready to enjoy in minutes. Stock up on our White Cheddar Mac and Cheese, Mac and Cheese with Turkey Sausage and our frozen Mac and Cheese. We even have a hearty Salisbury Steak dinner that comes with a side of creamy mac!

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Servings: 1

Calories per Serving: 237

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 Nutrisystem Dinner and 1 Vegetable

Ingredients:

  • Nutrisystem frozen Mac and Cheese dinner entrée
  • ¼ cup bell peppers
  • ¼ cup broccoli
  • ¼ cup mushrooms
  • ¼ cup Italian-style diced tomatoes, canned
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Slice bell peppers into small strips.
  2. Cut broccoli into bite-sized pieces.
  3. Chop mushrooms into small pieces.
  4. Place all vegetables into a small skillet. Cook until they reach your desired tenderness.
  5. Add the Nutrisystem Mac and Cheese dinner entrée. Cook for about five minutes until hot.
  6. Salt and pepper to taste before serving.
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