Cook pasta according to package directions. After 6 minutes of cooking, add pasta to saucepan. Continue cooking pasta and broccoli until pasta is al dente. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup liquid. Wipe out saucepan.
Adding yogurt to mac & cheese is brilliant. It adds a kick of tang, but also makes it even creamier. Plus it's higher in protein now. To make it even healthier, look for whole grain pasta.
Servings and Ingredients
|2 c.||Cavatappi pasta|
|2 c.||broccoli florets|
|1 c.||Hy-Vee plain Greek yogurt|
|1 tbsp.||Hy-Vee all-purpose flour|
|4 oz.||American cheese, shredded|
|6 oz.||sharp white Cheddar cheese, shredded|
|Hy-Vee cayenne pepper, to taste|
Things To Grab
- Large saucepan
Combine yogurt and flour in same saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir in cheeses. Cook and stir over low heat until cheeses are melted. Stir in pasta and broccoli mixture. Heat through adding reserved liquid if necessary to thin mixture. Season with cayenne pepper, to taste.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 13g
- Cholesterol: 40mg
- Sodium: 580mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 33g
- Protein: 20g
Hy-Vee Balance May 2018