Mac and Cheese with Chicken and Broccoli
By Eshun Mott
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Photo: Roberto Caruso
How do make a whole family happy? Give your kid’s favourite comfort meal a vitamin and protein boost with greens and rotisserie chicken.
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2 ½ cups
2 ½ cups
grated sharp Cheddar
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- Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until al dente, according to package directions. Add broccoli to water for last 2 min of cooking. Drain pasta and broccoli; set aside.
- Melt butter in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté for 2 min or until onion is softened. Add flour and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 min. Stir in mustard. Add milk to pan in a slow, steady stream while stirring constantly. Bring sauce to a gentle boil, stirring occasionally until thickened. Remove pan from heat and add both cheeses, a little at a time, stirring well until fully combined. Add chicken; season with pepper to taste.
- Add reserved pasta and broccoli to pan; stir until well coated with sauce. Serve immediately.
Photo by Roberto Caruso. Small silk rugs from Baba Souk, Ostheimer wooden chickens from Nest.