Mac & Cheese with Broccoli

I have already presented you the lighter version of the Mac & Cheese made with Bechamel sauce. Here is a delicious variation of this dish: Mac & Cheese with broccoli.

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For around 4 portions you will need:
  500g broccoli
  2 cups (500ml) uncooked macaroni pasta
  150g cheddar cheese (or 100g of processed cheddar cheese- see picture under point 3.)   2 tablespoons butter
  2 tablespoons flour
  350mL milk
  1 teaspoon paprika/chili powder
  1-2 tablespoons of olive oil

1. Cook the pasta in salted water. Cook broccoli in a steamer (if you dont have a steamer you might also do it in lightly salted water).

2. Follow THESE INSTRUCTIONS to prepare the  béchamel sauce (use the double amount of ingredients: 2 tablespoons of butter and flour, and 350ml milk).

3. Now add grated cheddar cheese and melt it in the hot bechamel sauce.

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4. Add paprika powder.

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5. Fry cooked broccoli on a hot frying pan with some olive oil. It should take 2-3min.

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6. Add broccolis and noodles. It’s ready!

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