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Mac and Cheese with Broccoli

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Mac and Cheese with Broccoli

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli, mac and cheese, pasta, vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 389kcal


  • 5 ounce macaroni pasta, dry
  • 5 cup broccoli, florets
  • 3 tablespoon butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/8 cup flour, all-purpose
  • 2 1/2 cup soy milk
  • 1 teaspoon mustard, ground
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Serve With

  • 2 cup grapes


  • Cook pasta to al dente according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  • Steam broccoli florets for 4-5 minutes. Dice onion and mince garlic.
  • Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat, then add the onions and garlic. Sauté about 5 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to med-low, then add in flour, whisking continuously until a paste forms.
  • Add soy milk and dry mustard, then increase heat to medium and cook for 5 minutes or until thickened.
  • Add cheese and salt; whisk together until melted then remove from heat.
  • Stir in cooked pasta and broccoli. Add additional salt and/or pepper to taste if desired.
  • Serve with grapes on the side.
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Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 450mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 16g

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