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Make a healthier version of classic macaroni and cheese with this recipe that adds broccoli for a nutritional boost and an easy way to eat more vegetables. Using an electric pressure cooker, such as the InstantPot, gets dinner on the table in just 30 minutes.

Source: EatingWell.com, February 2017




Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine pasta, broth, milk, salt and pepper in an electric pressure cooker. Close and lock the lid. Cook at high pressure for 7 minutes.

  • Release the pressure. Add broccoli, Cheddar and cream cheese. Stir until the cheese has melted. Let stand for 5 minutes. Stir again and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Generous 1 cup
390 calories; protein 18.5g; carbohydrates 47.4g; dietary fiber 8.4g; sugars 4.8g; fat 15.8g; saturated fat 8.7g; cholesterol 46.7mg; vitamin a iu 1631.3IU; vitamin c 33.1mg; folate 44.2mcg; calcium 310.3mg; iron 2.2mg; magnesium 69.5mg; potassium 295.1mg; sodium 611.2mg.

2 1/2 starch, 1 fat, 1 high-fat protein, 1/2 vegetable