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Cheesy Baked Shells and Broccoli

Cheesy Baked Shells and Broccoli
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  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.
By October, 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 697Calories From Fat 34%
  • Fat 26g
  • Cholesterol 82mg
  • Carbohydrate 78g
  • Sodium 650mg
  • Protein 34g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Sugar 9g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Frozen peas
Instead of broccoli, try making this deliciously gooey dish with frozen peas. 

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