Broccoli and Bacon Mac and Cheese

Broccoli and Bacon Mac and Cheese Healthy Recipe

4 Servings 20 min Cook

Macros/Serving: 554 Calories
Tags: | pasta


8 Oz Pasta
4 Cup, chopped or diced Broccoli
2 Tbsp Butter
4 Slice (6 per 6-oz pkg.) Canadian Bacon
4 Medium (4-1/8" long) Scallions
2 Tbsp Wheat Flour
1 Cup Lowfat Milk
1 1/2 Cup, shredded Cheddar Cheese
1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese


Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.

Add pasta and cook as per package directions.

Add broccoli during the last 3 minutes of cooking.

Reserve 1 cup water, then drain.

Melt butter over medium heat.

Add bacon and cook.

Remove from pan and place on paper towel.

Add scallions, salt and pepper to pan.

Add 2 tbsp flour and whisk.

Whisk milk and reserved pasta water.

Cook until thickened.

Add cheeses.

Stir in pasta, broccoli, and bacon into sauce.

Toss until coated and serve.