MAC AND CHEESE BROCCOLI BAKE

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Can't get enough mac and cheese! I want to try every recipe I see, and this one is no exception. Recipe from Kroger.com
12-08-15


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Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
pasta of your choice
6 Tbsp
butter, divided
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
3 c
milk
1/2 c
onion, finely minced
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp
white pepper
1/2 tsp
sea salt
2 c
aged cheddar cheese, shredded and divided
1/2 c
shredded parmesan cheese
1/4 c
flat leaf parsley, chopped
1/2 c
panko bread crumbs
2 c
broccoli, cut into bite-sized florets

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook pasta according to package directions, adding the broccoli florets 2 minutes before draining. Drain all and set aside.
2
Melt 3 Tbsp. butter. Add flour and whisk over medium heat. Pour in milk slowly, whisking well until incorporated and smooth (it will be thick at first). Add minced onion, cayenne pepper, white pepper and salt. Gradually add cheddar and half of the Parmesan cheese, whisking until incorporated.
3
Add pasta and broccoli to cheese sauce. Pour into casserole dish. Mix together remaining cheese, breadcrumbs, remaining butter (melted), and parsley. Top the pasta mixture with this mixture.
4
Bake uncovered in a preheated 350ยบ oven for 30 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian