Community Recipe
from [psfreeman]

Broccoli Mac & Cheese Bake

Recipe published in Country December/January 2010.

  • Yield: 12 servings
  • Prep time: 25 Minutes
  • Cook time: 20 Minutes


  • 3 cup(s) uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 4 cup(s) fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup(s) butter, cubed
  • 3 tablespoon(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 2 12-ounce can(s) evaporated milk
  • 2 1/2 cup(s) (10 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup(s) crushed cornbread-flavored crackers (about 6 crackers)


• Cook macaroni according to package directions, adding broccoli during the last 3-4 minutes; drain.

• In a large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the flour, garlic powder, onion powder, pepper and salt until smooth; gradually stir in evaporated milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in 2 cups cheese.

• Place half of the macaroni and broccoli in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with half of the cheese sauce. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with cracker crumbs and remaining cheese.

• Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly.

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