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Broccoli macaroni cheese

Broccoli macaroni cheese


Give classic mac ‘n’ cheese a delicious veggie boost

  • Feeds 4 Feeds 4
  • Ready in 25 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    2256kj 537kcal
  • Fat
    Med 30%
  • Saturates
    High 60%
  • Sugar
    Low 9%
  • Salt
    Low 12%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 62g

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  • 300g Co-op macaroni
  • 1 Co-op broccoli head, cut into florets
  • 30g Co-op unsalted butter
  • 1 heaped tbsp Co-op plain white flour
  • 400ml Co-op semi-skimmed milk (or 300ml milk and 100ml cooking water)
  • 120g Co-op grated mature Cheddar


  1. Cook the pasta according to the pack instructions, adding the broccoli florets to the pan halfway through, then drain
  2. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a small pan
  3. Stir in the flour and cook for 2 mins
  4. Remove the pan from the heat and gradually add the milk, a little at a time, stirring well until fully incorporated before each addition
  5. Put the pan back on the heat and cook, stirring, until the sauce has thickened and been bubbling for 2 mins
  6. Stir in the cheese and season with black pepper
  7. Preheat the grill to medium-high
  8. Stir the cheesy sauce through the pasta and broccoli, then spoon into a 1.4 litre baking dish
  9. Grill for 4-5 mins, until golden, then serve