Ingredients

How to make it

  • Cut broccoli into a little smaller than bite-size pieces.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • While pasta is cooking, melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Add the flour and whisk and cook until smooth.
  • Gradually whisk in the 2 cups of milk, stirring until mixture begins to thicken.
  • Put American cheese slices (2 or 3 at a time) into sauce.
  • Stir to melt.
  • Continue until all American cheese is gone.
  • Drain the pasta.
  • Pour half the pasta into a 13x9x2 pan.
  • Put 1/2 the shredded cheddar on top.
  • Place all of the broccoli on top of the cheddar.
  • Add the remaining pasta.
  • Top with the rest of the cheddar.
  • Pour cheese sauce carefully over the casserole.
  • Sprinkle with bread crumbs.
  • Dot with butter.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until top is browned.

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  • lacrenshaw 5 years ago
    What a nice compliment, donman! Thanks so much. Enjoy...
    Lorraine
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  • lacrenshaw 5 years ago
    That sounds great also, Julia! Thanks for the alternate veggie. Enjoy your day, my friend.
    Lorraine
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    My husband always dumps a big pack of green peas into mac n'cheese whan I make it. This will be a great alternative!
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    " It was excellent "
    donman ate it and said...
    Goes in my book. Thanks :)
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  • lacrenshaw 5 years ago
    linc,
    Soooo happy you're excited about this one. We love it! Thanks for the 5.
    Lorraine
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  • lacrenshaw 5 years ago
    tink,
    Calm down and have a nice piece of dry toast, why don't you? Seriously, it is pretty darned good. Enjoy it when you finally sit down with a full plate in front of you. lol Thanks for the 5.
    Lorraine

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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    Oooooooooo i can smell it now its only 9: 55 am too oh wow im hungry now hahaha..........**5**
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    " It was excellent "
    lincolntoot ate it and said...
    This sounds yummmy! I will have to adapt recipe to wheat free - I am allergic - but I know it will turn out great - thanks for posting - 5 forks to you!
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