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Bacon and Broccoli Mac and Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy Bacon and Broccoli Mac and Cheese recipe? Learn how to make Bacon and Broccoli Mac and Cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by emseiter

Makes 4 servings



Cooking Light Bacon and Broccoli Mac and Cheese

Recipe Ingredients for Bacon and Broccoli Mac and Cheese

4 cup, chopped Broccoli
8 oz Rotini
3 tsp Margarine Canola
0.094 cup Wheat Flour, White, All-purpose, Enriched, Bleached
1.25 cup Milk, Lowfat, Fluid, 1% Milkfat
2.22 oz American Cheese
0.3 cup, chopped Onions, Spring Or Scallions
1 dash Salt, Table
0.25 tsp Pepper, Black
5 medium slices, cooked (raw product packed 20/lb) Pork, Cured, Bacon
2.2 oz Cheese

Recipe Directions for Bacon and Broccoli Mac and Cheese

1. Steam broccoli 5 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Pat dry, and keep warm. Cook pasta in boiling water in a large saucepan for 8 minutes or until al dente; drain and keep warm. Wipe pan with paper towels, and return to medium heat. Melt butter in pan. Sprinkle flour over melted butter; cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly with a whisk. Gradually add milk to the flour mixture in pan, and bring to a boil, stirring constantly with a whisk. Cook for 1 minute or until slightly thick, and remove from heat. Add American cheese; stir until smooth. Stir in sliced green onions and the remaining ingredients. Stir in broccoli and pasta; serve immediately.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 342.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
491
Calories from Fat
158
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.6g
27%
Saturated Fat
7.3g
36%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
39mg
13%
Sodium
620mg
26%
Potassium
699mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
61.3g
20%
Dietary Fiber
6.5g
26%
Sugars
8.3g
Protein
23.6g
Vitamin A 62% Vitamin C 171%
Calcium 37% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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