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Cheesy Broccoli Macaroni

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 21, 2022
You'll need just four ingredients to fix this macaroni and cheese that gets extra flavor from broccoli and bacon. "It's a quick and easy dish, and it makes a nice lunch or side dish for supper," assures Dorothy Pritchett of Wills Point, Texas.


  • 2-1/2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup frozen chopped broccoli
  • 8 ounces process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, cook broccoli according to package directions until crisp-tender; drain. Add the cheese; cook and stir over medium-low heat until cheese is melted.
  2. Drain macaroni; transfer to a large bowl. Stir in the cheese mixture. Sprinkle with bacon.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 391 calories, 17g fat (10g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 762mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 20g protein.

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