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mushroom-brocolli mac and cheese

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

Nice side for meatloaf or chicken.

(4 ratings)
yield 4 -6
prep time 35 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For mushroom-brocolli mac and cheese

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 8 oz
    sliced mushrooms
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh minced chives
  • 2 c
    broccoli florets
  • 2 c
    dry elbow macaroni
  • 4 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 c
    half and half
  • 1 c
    crushed croutons, garlic

How To Make mushroom-brocolli mac and cheese

  • 1
    Heat oil in skillet and saute mushroom slices until soft and liquid starts to evaporate. Season with salt and pepper; stir in chives and set aside.
  • 2
    Steam brocolli until just tender, and rinse in cold water to stop cooking; set aside.
  • 3
    Preheat oven to 350F. Coat a 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 4
    Cook elbow macaroni according to package instructions; drain (do not rinse)
  • 5
    Return macaroni to pot and stir in cream cheese until melted. Stir in cheddar, mushrooms and brocolli.
  • 6
    Stir in half and half and pour into prepared baking dish. Sprinkle crushed croutons evenly over top.
  • 7
    Bake 25-30 minutes, or until bubbly and topping is turning brown.

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