Broccoli Mac and Cheese

Nut-free
Soy-free
Heart-Healthy
High-Fiber
Kosher
Low-Calorie
Low-Cholesterol
Low-Fat
Low-Saturated Fat
Low-Sodium
Low-Sugar
Vegetarian / Meatless
Weight Management
Dish type
Dinner
Serves
8
Ready in
25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. flour
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 cups lowfat milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded fat-free Cheddar (6 oz.)
  • 2 oz. grated Parmesan (1?2 cup)
  • 1 (14.5-oz.) pkg. whole-wheat elbow macaroni
  • 3 cups broccoli florets, steamed

Directions

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Ready in
25 minutes
  1. In a medium saucepan melt butter over medium-high heat. Stir in flour to form a roux. Stir in mustard, and gradually stir in milk; cook and stir 4 to 6 minutes or until mixture begins to bubble. Season with pepper to taste.
  2. Slowly add Cheddar and Parmesan, stirring continuously until cheese melts.
  3. Meanwhile, cook macaroni al dente according to package directions; drain; return to pot. Stir in broccoli. Carefully pour cheese mixture over macaroni and broccoli; stir to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 291, Calories Fat 38, Total Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 13mg, Sodium 394mg, Carbohydrate 45g, Protein 20g
Serving Size1
Calories291
Calories Fat38
Calories (fat) extra13
Total Fat4g
Total Fat (extra)7
Saturated Fat2g
Saturated Fat (extra)10
Cholesterol13mg
Cholesterol (extra)4
Sodium394mg
Sodium (extra)16
Potassium152mg
Carbohydrate45g
Carbohydrate (extra)15
Fiber4g
Fiber (extra)20
Sugars4g
Protein20g
Omega30g
Vitamin A1278IU
Vitamin A (extra)26
Vitamin C25mg
Vitamin C (extra)42
Iron1mg
Iron (extra)10