Skinny Broccoli Cheese Pasta Bake
Well, afterwards sharing ii of my real favorite dessert recipes this week, it’s belike fourth dimension to part something a piddling healthier, right? This pasta bake is super creamy together with delicious! It volition totally satisfy your comfort nutrient cravings, but it’s made alongside healthier ingredients, together with then it’s expert for you lot too! My whole household unit of measurement loved it together with cleaned their plates, fifty-fifty Abigail (I know, together with then shocking). I didn’t experience the need to nation them that they were eating whole wheat noodles. 🙂
I like, too, that this is simply a expert basic recipe that you lot could tweak inwards whatever give away of ways yesteryear adding dissimilar vegetables and/or throwing inwards roughly protein. I intend a southwest pasta bake alongside chicken, greenish chilies, corn, together with pepper jack would survive awesome. Or how virtually ham, asparagus, together with swiss? Yum!
12 ounces pasta (I used whole wheat egg noodles)
1 1/2 tablespoons butter
1/4 loving cup minced onion
1/4 loving cup flour
2 cups skim milk
1 loving cup chicken broth
1 loving cup shredded precipitous cheddar
tabular array salt together with pepper
12 ounces fresh broccoli, chopped into bite-sized pieces
2 tablespoons grated parmesan
1/4 loving cup seasoned breadstuff crumbs
- Preheat oven to 375.
- Cook pasta according to bundle directions, adding the broccoli for the end 2-3 minutes of cooking time.
- Drain together with railroad train aside.
- Meanwhile, inwards a large skillet melt the butter over medium heat.
- Add the onion together with attain 3-4 minutes, or until onion is soft together with slightly translucent.
- Add the flour together with mix to cast a pasta.
- Gradually add together the milk together with chicken broth, whisking constantly.
- Let attain until slightly thickened.
- Remove from oestrus together with add together cheese together with tabular array salt together with pepper to taste.
- Whisk until combined. Toss the cheese sauce alongside the noodles together with broccoli, together with spread inwards a baking dish (I used a ix x ix but you lot could also role a ix x 13).
- Top alongside grated parmesan together with breadcrumbs, together with spray alongside cooking spray.
- Bake 15-20 minutes, or until the breadcrumbs are lightly browned.