Macaroni & Cheese with Broccoli

Makes: 6 servings

Category: Broccoli | Home/Family


Macaroni & Cheese with Broccoli

2 cups  Uncooked elbow macaroni
4 tablespoons  Flour
2 cups  Milk (1%, low fat)
2 cups  Cheddar cheese, low-fat shredded
½ teaspoon  Pepper
2 cups  Broccoli (cooked and chopped)

Macaroni & Cheese with Broccoli Directions

  1. Cook macaroni, following the instructions on the package.
  2. Drain the cooked macaroni and return to the pan.
  3. While the macaroni is still warm, sprinkle in the flour and stir thoroughly.
  4. Over medium heat, slowly stir the milk into the macaroni.
  5. Add the cheese and pepper.
  6. Stir over medium heat until the milk and cheese thicken into a creamy sauce, approximately 7-10 minutes.
  7. Stir in the broccoli; heat thoroughly.
  8. Taste; add a small amount of salt, if needed.
  9. Refrigerate leftovers.

Recipe notes

Colorado State University and University of California at Davis.

Eating Smart Being Active Recipes.

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