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One Pot Mac 'n Cheese with Broccoli | A quick and easy gluten free dinner recipe for mac 'n cheese. It is made in one pot and loaded with broccoli!
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One-Pot Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli

One pot mac 'n cheese with broccoli is a wonderfully easy weeknight dinner recipe.  Have a healthy, gluten-free meal on the table in under 30 minutes!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 795 kcal


  • 3 T. butter
  • ¼ c. cornstarch
  • 1 c. milk almond or soy milk works well, too
  • 2 ½ c. chicken broth
  • 1 ¼ t. salt
  • ½ t. pepper
  • ¼ t. garlic powder
  • 2 c. broccoli fresh, coarsely chopped
  • 2 c. macaroni pasta
  • 1 c. cheddar cheese shredded


  1. In a medium-large pot over medium heat, melt butter and then add cornstarch. Whisk constantly for 1 minute.
  2. Slowly add milk, whisking constantly, until a thick paste forms.
  3. Add chicken broth ½ cup at a time, whisking between additions. Mix in salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  4. Bring pot ingredients to a boil. Add broccoli and macaroni noodles. Reduce heat to low, cover and let simmer for 12-15 minutes.
  5. Remove lid, add cheese, stir to combine and let sit for 5 minutes before serving.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
One-Pot Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli
Amount Per Serving
Calories 795 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 63mg21%
Sodium 1038mg45%
Potassium 813mg23%
Carbohydrates 111g37%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 1350IU27%
Vitamin C 115.8mg140%
Calcium 587mg59%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.