Chicken-Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese
- Makes: 4 servings
- Start to Finish 20 mins
A simple cheese sauce seasons the pasta, chicken, and broccoli in this quick dinner. Even kids love it!
fresh broccoli florets
2 1/4 -
whole roasted chicken
semisoft cheese with garlic and fine herbs
oil-packed dried tomatoes, drained and snipped
freshly ground black pepper
fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, optional
- In large saucepan cook pasta according to package directions, adding broccoli florets during the last 3 minutes of cooking time. While pasta is cooking, remove meat from roasted chicken. Coarsely chop chicken. Drain pasta and broccoli; set aside.
- In same saucepan combine cheese, the 3/4 cup milk, tomatoes, and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Cook and stir until cheese is melted. Add pasta mixture and chicken. Heat through. If necessary, thin with additional milk. Sprinkle fresh parsley. Makes 4 servings.
(Chicken-Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese)Servings Per Recipe 4, chol. (mg) 163, Fat, total (g) 34, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, Monounsaturated fat (g) 1, sat. fat (g) 15, cal. (kcal) 667, carb. (g) 52, pro. (g) 40, iron (mg) 4, Potassium (mg) 448, vit. A (IU) 437, vit. C (mg) 47, calcium (mg) 111, Thiamin (mg) 1, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 5, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, sodium (mg) 872, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 6, Folate (µg) 169