Broccoli Mac 'n' Cheese
Recipe from Parents

This healthier version of macaroni and cheese uses whole grain pasta and reduced fat cheese. Make if for dinner and see what your kids say.

Broccoli Mac 'n' Cheese

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  • 1 1/2  cups 
    dry multigrain or whole-grain elbow pasta
  • 1   cup 
    chopped broccoli
  • 1/2  cup 
    low-fat milk
  • 1/4  cup 
    low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1   tablespoon 
    all-purpose flour
  • 1   cup 
    shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/2  cup 
    shredded American cheese
Cook pasta according to the package directions, adding broccoli during the last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain and return to the pan; cover to keep warm.
Meanwhile, whisk together the milk, broth, and flour. Cook and stir over medium heat until the mixture is thickened and bubbly. Mix cheeses into sauce, cook just until melted.
Toss the cooked pasta and broccoli with cheese sauce.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 315, sat. fat (g) 6, sodium (mg) 465, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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