Transform a box of macaroni and cheese for an easy weeknight dinner. Use frozen broccoli, steamed in the microwave, to cut down on prep time. Opt for chickpea-based macaroni and cheese for a boost of protein and fiber.

EatingWell.com, August 2021

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Credit: Carolyn Hodges

Recipe Summary test

active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare macaroni and cheese according to package directions.

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  • Stir in broccoli and chicken. Serve topped with cracked pepper, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

408 calories; fat 11g; cholesterol 64mg; sodium 252mg; carbohydrates 42g; dietary fiber 7g; protein 41g; sugars 4g; niacin equivalents 7mg; saturated fat 4g; vitamin a iu 2143IU; potassium 1050mg.
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