Broccoli chicken macaroni and cheese
Sep 13, 2013
Quick-and-easy pasta meal
Make a one-dish mac 'n' cheese with chicken and veggies for an easy weeknight meal.
Broccoli chicken macaroni and cheese recipe
Adapted from Iowa Girl Eats
Ingredients: 8 ounces pasta shells
3 cups broccoli florets
3/4 cup milk
1/4 cup julienned sun-dried tomatoes
6 ounces grated Monterey Jack or pepper jack cheese
2 cups shredded chicken breast
Freshly ground black pepper
Directions: In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta shells according to package directions. Add broccoli florets to the pot 3 minutes before pasta is cooked through. Drain well and reserve.
Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Heat milk and add sun-dried tomatoes. Whisk in the cheese a handful at a time until smooth, about 1-2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Add cooked pasta, broccoli and shredded chicken to the cheese mixture. Gently toss to combine. Serve immediately.
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