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Cheesy broccoli pasta bake

Cheesy broccoli pasta bake

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Whip up this cheap, simple and satisfying meal in just 30 minutes.

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal539
fat21g
saturates12g
carbs67g
sugars7g
fibre5g
protein25g
low insalt1.01g
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Ingredients

  • 280g penne
  • 280g broccoli, cut into florets
  • 25g butter
  • 25g plain flour
  • 300ml milk
  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 140g mature cheddar, grated

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the pasta, adding the broccoli for the final 4-5 mins and cooking until tender. Drain well, then heat the grill.

  • STEP 2

    Heat the butter in a saucepan and stir in the flour. Cook for 1 min, then gradually add the milk, stirring well between each addition. Bring to the boil, stirring, then simmer for 2 mins, before stirring in the mustard, half the cheese and seasoning.

  • STEP 3

    Mix the pasta and broccoli into the sauce and spoon into an ovenproof dish. Scatter over the remaining cheese and place under a hot grill for 3-4 mins until golden and bubbling.

RECIPE TIPS
SWISS-STYLE MACARONI CAULIFLOWER CHEESE
Simply swap the penne for macaroni, the broccoli for cauliflower and the cheddar for Gruyère, and cook as before.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2010

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