Sunday, September 24, 2017

Cheese Lovers Mac and Cheese with Broccoli

This Cheese Lovers Mac and Cheese with Broccoli is the easiest and cheesiest macaroni and cheese ever! Toss in rotisserie or left over chicken and you have a whole meal that is a member of the clean plate club in just 20 minutes and all in one skillet!

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My family has yet to walk into a fine restaurant and order anything for our 4 year old besides mac and cheese with broccoli, so it is quite the delicacy in her mind.  I have tried so many different ways of making mac and cheese and this is the easiest and the cheesiest we have ever had.

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Helpful Tips to make Cheese Lovers Mac and Cheese with Broccoli:

  • Pre-shredded cheeses have additives to help keep the cheese from sticking together, called anti-caking agents. They also change the way the cheese melts and will cause thickening of your recipes. Skip the pre-shredded cheese and grate your own. I store it in a zip-top bag in the fridge and it keeps for several weeks.

    What you will need to make Cheese Lovers Mac and Cheese with Broccoli:

    Enjoy!

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    Cheese Lovers Mac and Cheese with Broccoli

    This Cheese Lovers Mac and Cheese with Broccoli is the easiest and cheesiest macaroni and cheese ever! Toss in rotisserie or left over chicken and you have a whole meal that is a member of the clean plate club in just 20 minutes and all in one skillet!
    prep time: 10 minscook time: 10 minstotal time: 20 mins

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) unsalted butter
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried chipotle chile pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
    • 3 cups + 2 tablespoons whole milk
    • 8 oz dried elbow macaroni
    • 2 cups frozen broccoli florets
    • 12 oz shredded mild cheddar cheese
    • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

    Instructions

    1. In a large skillet over medium high; add butter, chipotle pepper, salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Add 3 cups of milk, then cover.
    2. Once milk starts bubbling add macaroni. Allow to bubble for 4-5 minutes, until pasta is almost cooked though, stirring occasionally.
    3. Add broccoli and stir to combine. Bubble for 2 minutes.
    4. Meanwhile in a resealable jar create slurry; combine 2 tablespoons milk and 2 tablespoons flour. Shake until well combined. Set aside.
    5. Preheat oven to broil. Stir in 8 ounces cheese. Add slurry. Stir to combine. Sprinkle with remaining 4 ounces of cheese. Place under broiler for 2-4 minutes until cheese is melted and golden browned.
    6. Serve and enjoy!




    Originally published 8/27/13

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    11 comments:

    1. Hi, It's a pleasure to meet you! This looks great!

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    2. I am so gonna make this for my hubby. One skillet dinner! He's been asking for Mac & Cheese for ages. At least this one doesn't seem daunting.

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    3. These all look great! I saw that Mac and Cheese on FoodGawker and it was love at first sight.

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      1. It is love in a skillet. Let us know if you make it and how it goes.

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    4. I'm just dying over that cheesy mac and cheese! I love that it's a one-skillet meal too!

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      1. Thanks darlin'! My daughter is just crazy about this. Let us know if you try it and how it goes.

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    5. Tried the 20 min Mac & Cheese w Broccoli in one pot tonight. It was so easy & delicious. Thank you for the recipes. I'll be making more of what you post.

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      1. Awesome! So happy you loved it. Look forward to hearing more about your kitchen adventures.

        Best,

        Donna

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    6. I like the sound of the Mac and Cheese with Broccoli and the other recipes look good. Pinning to look back at!!

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    7. As usual, Donna, a really wonderful recipe! It's definitely making an appearance on my table this week.

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      1. Yay Candace! I can't wait to hear how it goes. Enjoy.

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