Crusted Broccoli Mac and Four Cheese Skillet

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Linda BONWILL

By
@lindabonwill

This recipe is so simple, easy and delicious! No time to cook? No worries with this recipe.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4-6 people
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    celery, chopped fine
  • 1/2 c
    onions, chopped fine
  • 2 large
    garlic cloves, chopped fine
  • 1 lb
    ground beef (80/20)
  • 1/3 c
    fresh parsley, chopped (reserve some for topping)
  • 1/4 c
    fresh basil, chopped
  • 32 oz
    chicken broth ( l like low sodium)
  • 8 oz
    elbows (i use gluten free)
  • 12 oz
    broccoli florets
  • 1 lb
    american cheese
  • 8 oz
    shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 c
    blended parmesan/romano cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp
    coarse black pepper, or to taste
  • 1/4 c
    bread crumbs, for topping

How to Make Crusted Broccoli Mac and Four Cheese Skillet

Step-by-Step

  1. 1. In a large oven safe skillet heat oil on med/high heat on stove top. Add celery, onions and garlic. Stir and saute for 2-3 mins. Add beef, parsley and basil. Stir and saute for approx. 10 mins or until beef is brown.
  2. 2. Preheat broiler to 375 degrees.
  3. 3. Add broth to skillet, bring to a boil. Adjust temp to high heat. Add elbows to skillet, stir. Add broccoli to top, cover and let cook for approx. 10 mins or until elbows are al dente (med to slightly on hard side). Turn off burner.
  4. 4. Add american cheese, 4 ozs of cheddar (reserving the other 4 ozs), romano/parmesan cheese
    and butter. Stir and melt cheeses well. Taste. Add salt and pepper to liking.
  5. 5. Add bread crumbs and remaining cheddar cheese on top. Sprinkle some parsley, and course pepper on top for color. Place in broiler for 1-2 mins (broilers may vary) until top is crusted. (Be careful not to burn).

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About Crusted Broccoli Mac and Four Cheese Skillet

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free
Collection: One-Pot Meals
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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