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Broccoli Mac N Cheese Recipe

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


Submitted by alliekoch

Makes 6 servings



should be frozen broccoli and cheese sauce

Recipe Ingredients for Broccoli Mac n Cheese

8 ounces whole wheat penne pasta
1 small red bell pepper
24 ounce frozen broccoli
2 cups chicken breast
1/4 cup nonfat milk
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/3 cup bread crumbs
3 tablespoons shredded parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon italian seasoning
1 tablespoon olive oil

Recipe Directions for Broccoli Mac n Cheese

  1. preheat oven to 375

  2. grease a 13x9 baking dish. Cook the pasta as directed adding the bell pepper during the last 3 minutes of cook time. drain the pasta and return to saucepan

  3. cook the broccoli and cheese sauce as directed. Stir the broccoli, chicken, milk, and cayenne pepper into the pasta. pour the pasta mixture into the baking dish.

  4. in a small bowl stir together the bread crumbs, parmesan cheese and italian seasoning; stir in the olive oil using a fork. Sprinkle the bread crumb mixture over the top of the pasta

  5. bake for 15-20 minutes or until the top is golden brown and the pasta is hot.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 231.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
304
Calories from Fat
55
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.1g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
42mg
14%
Sodium
166mg
7%
Potassium
536mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
39.7g
13%
Dietary Fiber
7.4g
30%
Sugars
3.3g
Protein
25.8g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 195%
Calcium 13% 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
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in vitamin C
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