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Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli and Cauliflower

 
Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli and Cauliflower
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a Weight Watchers recipe Prep: 15 min. Cook: 45 min. 7 PointsPlus

Yield

8

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

45

min

Ready

1

hrs

 

Ingredients

1 x nonstick cooking spray
*
12 ounces pasta, elbow macaroni
or twisted pasta
teaspoon salt
*
10 ounces broccoli florets
and cauliflower mix, uncooked
1 teaspoon butter
salted
cup bread crumbs
(Panko)
3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
divided
2 ½ cups milk, skim
cup all-purpose flour
½ cup onions
chopped
1 cup cheddar cheese
low fat, shredded
1 teaspoon dijon mustard
1 ½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
freshly ground)

Directions

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.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 144g (5.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 21228% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 10%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 683mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 22g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 24% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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