Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli and Cauliflower
a Weight Watchers recipe Prep: 15 min. Cook: 45 min. 7 PointsPlus
nonstick cooking spray
pasta, elbow macaroni
or twisted pasta
and cauliflower mix, uncooked
low fat, shredded
Preheat oven to 375℉ (190℃) F
Cook pasta, adding broccoli and cauliflower to the water 3 minutes before the pasta is done; drain and return to pot.
Meanwhile, melt butter in a sauce pan over medium heat
Add bread crumbs and cook until light golden; about 2 minutes. Remove and transfer to a bowl, adding a tablespoon of Parmesan cheese.
In the same pan, whisk together milk and flour. Add onion and bring to a boil over medium high heat, whisking frequently.
Reduce heat to low and simmer until thickened, about 2 minutes.
Remove from heat and whisk in cheddar cheese, mustard, salt, pepper, and the rest of the Parmesan cheese.
Put the pasta and veggie mixture in a large baking dish and fold in the sauce. Make sure the pasta is well coated.
Sprinkle the bread crumb mixture over the top and cook for 45 minutes.