Broccoli and Spinach Mac & Cheese
Add some broccoli rice, spinach and a sage flavored cheddar cheese. Voila, your go-to mac & cheese has a cousin, Broccoli and Spinach Mac & Cheese. Your go-to mac & cheese becomes a green mac & cheese.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 2 people
- 4 ounces cavatappi pasta
- 4 ounces spinach
- 8 ounces broccoli
- 1 ounce butter
- 1 ounce all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup milk
- 4 ounces sage derby cheese
- salt and pepper
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Cook the pasta according to the directions on the packaging.
Chop the broccoli fine or use your food processor to make broccoli rice.
Cook the spinach just a few minutes and chop fine. Press as much liquid out of it as you can.
Shred the cheese and make a cheese sauce. Melt the butter, add the flour, cook for 1 minute and add the milk (warm).
Once you have a smooth sauce, add the cheese and add salt and pepper to taste.
Mix pasta with vegetables and cheese sauce.
Transfer to dish and place dish in the oven.
Cook for approx. 20 minutes and serve.
Calories: 699kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 578mg | Potassium: 977mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 7095IU | Vitamin C: 117.1mg | Calcium: 634mg | Iron: 4.1mg