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Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli

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Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli

  Rinse the broccoli well and cut it into small florets.

Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli

 In a large pot add onion and garlic and cook with butter over medium heat until softened (about 2-3 minutes).

Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli

Reduce heat to med-low, add in flour. The flour and butter will form a paste like mixture (roux).

Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli

 Add soymilk and dry mustard. Increase heat to medium and heat for 5 minutes or until it thickens.

Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli

Turn the burner off and whisk in the shredded cheese and parmesan until it is fully melted in. Stir in cooked penne pasta and broccoli. Serve immediately.


Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli
 
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Recipe type: Main Dish - Pasta
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 8 oz. penne pasta
  • 1 large head broccoli (florets only, about 4-5 cups)
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2½ cups plain soymilk or milk
  • 8 oz. shredded sharp cheddar
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan
  • 3 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Start by boiling penne pasta according to package directions.
  2. Rinse the broccoli well and cut it into small florets.
  3. While pasta is boiling, put a steamer tray right over the pot and steam broccoli florets, too.
  4. When it’s finished, you can begin the cheese sauce.
  5. In a large pot add onion and garlic and cook with butter over medium heat until softened (about 2-3 minutes).
  6. Reduce heat to med-low, add in flour. The flour and butter will form a paste like mixture (roux). Whisk continuously for a couple minutes.
  7. Add soymilk and dry mustard. Increase heat to medium and heat for 5 minutes or until it thickens.
  8. When it is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon, it’s time to add the cheese.
  9. Turn the burner off and whisk in the shredded cheese and parmesan until it is fully melted in.
  10. Give the cheese sauce a taste and add salt and pepper to taste
  11. Stir in cooked penne pasta and broccoli. Serve immediately.

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