Cheesy Baked Shells and Broccoli

Cheesy Baked Shells and Broccoli
Anna Williams
Serves 4
preparation
15
minutes
cooking
25
minutes
other
0
minutes

Ingredients

3/4
pound
medium pasta shells
1
tablespoon
butter
2
tablespoons
all-purpose flour
2
cups
whole milk
2
cups
grated Cheddar
1/8
teaspoon
ground nutmeg
kosher salt and pepper
1
16-ounce package frozen broccoli florets

Directions

  1. Heat broiler. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add the flour and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
  3. Whisk in the milk and cook, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened, 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Add 1 ½ cups of the cheese and stir until melted. Stir in the nutmeg, ¾ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  5. Add the pasta and broccoli and toss to combine. Transfer to a broilerproof 8-inch square or a 1 ½-quart baking dish.
  6. Sprinkle with the remaining ½ cup of cheese. Broil until golden, 3 to 4 minutes.
Sara Quessenberry
September 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 34%
  • Fat 26 g
  • Cholesterol 82 mg
  • Carbohydrate 78 g
  • Sodium 650 mg
  • Protein 34 g
  • Fiber 6 g
  • Sugar 9 g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.