Mac and Broccoli Cheese Cups

It's the broccoli in these yummy mac and cheese cups that is sure to please!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

3
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2
cup Progresso™ plain or Italian style panko crispy bread crumbs
4
oz uncooked elbow macaroni
1/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon salt
1
cup milk
1
package (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen broccoli and cheese
1
cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Place foil baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups. In small microwavable bowl, microwave 1 tablespoon of the butter uncovered on High 15 to 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in bread crumbs; set aside.
  • 2 Cook and drain macaroni as directed on package.
  • 3 Meanwhile, melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in 4-quart saucepan over low heat. Stir in flour and salt. Cook 1 minute, stirring with whisk. While continuing to stir, add milk. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened and smooth. Stir in frozen broccoli and Cheddar cheese. Cover; cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated. Remove form heat; stir in macaroni until well blended.
  • 4 Spoon about 1/4 cup macaroni into each cup. Top each with 1 teaspoon bread crumb mixture.
  • 5 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until hot and topping is golden brown. Cook 5 minutes; remove from pan.

Expert Tips

Store leftovers in refrigerator. Reheat in 350°F oven 10 to 15 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
490mg
490%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.