Broccoli Mac and Cheese

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: February 2005


  • 2 3/4 cups macaroni
  • 4 cups frozen cut broccoli
  • 1 sweet red pepper diced
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup herbed cream cheese
  • 3 green onions
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper


In large pot of boiling salted water, cook macaroni until almost tender, 6 minutes. Add broccoli and red pepper; boil until pasta is tender but still firm, 2 minutes. Reserving 1/2 cup (125 mL) liquid, drain and return to pot over medium-low heat. Stir in Cheddar cheese, reserved liquid, cream cheese, onions, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper until melted.
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Broccoli Mac and Cheese