Mac & Cheese with Peppers and Peas

Mac & Cheese with Peppers and Peas

Mac & cheese with peppers and peas! Yep its as yummy as it sounds. Mix peas & peppers into your Annie’s Shells & Aged Cheddar, top with crushed Cheddar Bunnies (for crunch & cuteness) and dinner is served!

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Serves: 4
  • Vegetarian

mac and cheese with appers and peas


  • 1 box of Annie’s Homegrown Mac & Cheese Classic
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 2 Tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup of red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup of fresh or frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 cup of finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup of Annies Homegrown Cheddar Bunnies, crushed


  1. In a 2-quart saucepan, make mac & cheese as directed on the box, increasing milk to 1/2 cup. Then remove from heat.
  2. Stir in bell peppers, peas, and 3/4 cup of the cheese until it is well mixed.
  3. Cook over medium-low heat three to four minutes, stirring occasionally, until heated through and the cheese is melted.
  4. In a small bowl, mix the remaining 1/4 cheese and crackers until it is well mixed. Than sprinkle evenly over mac & cheese.
  5. Serve and savor! 


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