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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!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Author: London

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • In a medium-large pot over medium heat, melt butter and then add cornstarch. Whisk constantly for 1 minute.
  • Slowly add milk, whisking constantly, until a thick paste forms.
  • Add chicken broth ½ cup at a time, whisking between additions. Mix in salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  • Bring pot ingredients to a boil. Add broccoli and macaroni noodles. Reduce heat to low, cover and let simmer for 12-15 minutes.
  • Remove lid, add cheese, stir to combine and let sit for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 795kcal | Carbohydrates: 111g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 1038mg | Potassium: 813mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1350IU | Vitamin C: 115.8mg | Calcium: 587mg | Iron: 3.2mg