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Effortless Green Mac And Cheese For St Patrick’s Day(Healthy Version)

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Well, I know what I will be making this St Patrick’s day, this delicious Green Mac and Cheese recipe. 

And no I haven’t converted into a food blogger, haha but I was browsing some Irish recipes on Youtube and came across this version. 

I was worried there would a lot of food dye which is just a terrible idea. But this is packed with loads of greens in the sauce and when cooked with the pasta. 

Perfect for those little kids that don´t want green vegetables. It´s like pesto sauce. But the flavour is so delicate. 

Enjoy this lovely dish and let me know in the comments if you ended up making it. 

Green mac and cheese ingredients: 

Green mac and cheese For St Patrick's Day(Healthy Version)

1 lb elbow macaroni
3 c whole milk
1 c packed fresh spinach
3 tbsp unsalted butter
2 tbsp flour
4 c grated white cheddar cheese
2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 c peas

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Green mac and cheese For St Patrick's Day(Healthy Version)


And thanks for stopping by enjoy your green mac and cheese! Have a great St Patrick’s day. 

Fun fact about St Patrick:

  • Irish immigrants began observing St. Patrick’s Day in Boston in 1737 and the first St. Patrick’s Day parade in America was held in New York City in 1766.
  • For most of the 20th century, Saint Patrick’s Day was considered a strictly religious holiday in Ireland, which meant that the nation’s pubs were closed for business on March 17.  In 1970, the day was converted to a national holiday, and the beer resumed flowing.

I will have an article coming soon with some more fun facts about St Patrick but for now you will have to stick to this lovely green mac and cheese. 



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