• 140g penne
  • 140g broccoli, cut into florets
  • 25g low fat cream cheese
  • 25g plain flour
  • 150ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 70g low fat mature cheddar, grated


  • 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 Cream cheese 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.

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