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Broccoli Mac and Cheese Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Meghan Pallardy

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 ounces medium pasta shells
2 tablespoons unsalted butter (substitute olive oil)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 shallot, minced (substitute green peppers)
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup whole milk
1 cup half and half
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
3 cups chopped broccoli florets
6 ounces extra-sharp cheddar cheese, grated

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; drain well.
2. At the same time, boil broccoli for 5-7 minutes.
3. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic and shallot, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
4. Whisk in flour until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk, half and half and Dijon until slightly thickened, about 3-4 minutes. If the mixture is too thick, add more milk as needed; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
5. Stir in pasta, broccoli and cheese until well combined, about 3-4 minutes.
6. Serve immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Good way to trick yourself into eating broccoli.

 

 

 

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