Veggie Tot Mac & Cheese


Mac & Cheese is comfort food at its best. And it's easier than you think to make from scratch. It's ready to pop in the oven in just about 15 minutes. Arrange Veggie Tots across the top to make this extra crispy, extra delicious and extra good-for-you!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
8 servings


  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • ¼ cup chopped onion

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 clove garlic, chopped

  • 2 cups milk

  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided

  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni, cooked and drained

  • 1 (16 ounce) package Green Giant™ Veggie Tots - any variety


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees 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.

  2. Gradually 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.

  3. Arrange 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™.

  4. Bake 25 minutes or until mixture is bubbling and Green Giant® Veggie Tots™ are golden brown.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

373 Calories
18g Fat
37g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 373
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 625mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 285mg 22%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 195mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.