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Cheesy Broccoli Pasta Bake

Cheesy Broccoli Pasta Bake

Summary

Servings 4
Time Needed Prep
Cook
Ingredients 8
Difficulty Easy

Rating (click to rate)

3.5 based on 14 ratings.

Ingredients

  • 200 g Pasta spirals or penne
  • 1 Broccoli Heads 300+gms
  • 1 tsp Vegetable Stock Powder
  • 1.5 tsp Mustard
  • 2/3 cup Sour Cream
  • 2 tsp Mixed Herbs
  • 150 g Cheddar
  • 50 g Mozzarella

Nutrition Information

Qty per
105g serve
Qty per
100g
Energy 330cal 313cal
Protein 15.8g 15g
Fat (total) 16.3g 15.5g
 - saturated 8.7g 8.2g
Carbohydrate 29g 28g
 - sugars 0.95g 0.9g
Dietary Fibre 1.78g 1.69g
Sodium 309mg 293mg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Broccoli heads, Vegetable stock powder

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

When money is tight we need to have a few key recipes up our sleeves to stretch the grocery budget, and this Cheesy Broccoli Pasta Bake is one of them.

Easy pasta and some basic vegetable pair with a bit of cheese for a satisfying, but simple family dinner that is meat-free but full of flavour. We love that this recipe can be chopped and changed depending on what’s in your vegetable crisper, so don’t be afraid to add something different and take advantage of produce on special.

Cheesy Broccoli Pasta Bake

Method

  1. Boil the pasta and broccoli stalk in a large pot along with 1/2 tsp stock. Cook for around 7 minutes, then add the broccoli florets and cook for another 3-4 minutes.

  2. Drain the pasta, deserving about 1 2/3 cup of the water. Set pasta and broccoli aside.

  3. Pop the reserved water back on the pan and dissolve the rest of the stock. Then whisk through the mustard, herbs and sour cream, seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Stir this sauce through the drained pasta and broccoli, and mix through half of the cheddar cheese.

  5. Pour the pasta and sauce mixture into an ovenproof dish and top with the rest of the cheddar and some mozzarella.

  6. Bake for 15 minutes in an oven preheated to 180 degrees, and then grill for a further 5 minutes or so if desired to brown the cheese.

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Oceana Setaysha

Senior Writer A passionate writer since her early school days, Oceana has graduated from writing nonsense stories to crafting engaging content for...Read Morean online audience. She enjoys the flexibility to write about topics from lifestyle, to travel, to family. Although not currently fulfilling the job of parent, her eight nieces and nephews keep her, and her reluctant partner, practiced and on their toes. Oceana holds a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Writing and Indonesian, and has used her interest in languages to create a career online. She's also the resident blonde at BarefootBeachBlonde.com, where she shares her, slightly dented, wisdom on photography, relationships, travel, and the quirks of a creative lifestyle. Read Less

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