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Broccoli & White Bean Mac 'N' Cheese Recipe

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


Submitted by callyj

Makes 4 servings



A twist on the traditional comfort food.

Recipe Ingredients for Broccoli & White Bean Mac 'n' Cheese

1 serving(240 g) 1% Low Fat Milk
1.5 oz Whole Wheat Pastry Flour
0.75 cup Milk
3 clove Garlic
0.25 tsp Nutmeg, Ground
4 oz Cheese
2.5 oz Romano Cheese
1/4 tsp Sea Salt
1/4 tsp Spices Ground Black Pepper
4 oz Healthy Harvest Whole Wheat Blend Pasta
3 cup, chopped Broccoli
1 medium (approx 2-3/4" long, 2-1/2" dia) Peppers, Sweet, Red
1 cup Pinto Beans, Organic
0.17 serving Paprika Smoked

Recipe Directions for Broccoli & White Bean Mac 'n' Cheese

  1. Mince garlic and chop bell pepper.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk 1/4 cup milk and four; set aside. In a large saucepan, combine remaining 3/4 cup milk and evaporated milk. Place saucepan on high heat and stir in garlic and nutmeg. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium and whisk in flour mixture until no lumps remain. Reduce heat to low and cook, whisking constantly, until mixture thickens, about 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in cheddar and 3 tbsp Romano until well blended. Season with salt and pepper, cover and keep warm on lowest heat setting until needed.

  3. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add macaroni and broccoli and cook for 8 minutes. Add bell pepper and finish cooking, 3 more minutes. Drain and return to pot. Stir in beans and milk mixture and heat on low. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute, until heated through. Spoon onto serving dishes and top with remaining 2 tbsp Romano and paprika, dividing evenly.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 415.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
447
Calories from Fat
124
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.8g
21%
Saturated Fat
7.1g
35%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
43mg
14%
Sodium
735mg
31%
Potassium
865mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
57.8g
19%
Dietary Fiber
11.7g
47%
Sugars
11.5g
Protein
29.1g
Vitamin A 69% Vitamin C 193%
Calcium 90% Iron 18%
* 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 calcium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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