Mac and Cheese with Broccoli

Mac and Cheese with Broccoli

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 549 kcal


  • 8 ounce elbow macaroni
  • 2 cups broccoli florets chopped
  • 2 tbsp butter salted
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs for topping


  • Bring water to a boil. Add the macaroni and cook according to the package directions, adding the broccoli during the last 2 minutes of cooking and drain.
  • Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour, onion powder, salt and pepper. Add the milk and stir until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Add cheddar cheese, continue stirring, over low medium heat until completely melted, about 2 minutes.
  • Add drained macaroni and broccoli into the cheese sauce, stir for about 2 more minutes. Remove from heat. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Sprinkle bread crumbs over mac and cheese.



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Calories: 549kcalCarbohydrates: 56gProtein: 27gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 733mgPotassium: 517mgFiber: 3gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 1061IUVitamin C: 41mgCalcium: 594mgIron: 1mg
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