Mushroom-Brocolli Mac and Cheese

5
Mikekey *

By
@Mikekey

Nice side for meatloaf or chicken.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 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

Step-by-Step

  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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About Mushroom-Brocolli Mac and Cheese

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American




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