Easy Cheesy Broccoli Pasta Casserole

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Broccoli is one of the most loved vegetables. It’s nutritious and yummy, perfect for different recipes. So, try this easy cheesy broccoli pasta casserole by Simple Quick & Delicious at home. It’s incredibly good! Even people who don’t like the taste of this veggie will be amazed by this dish. Watch the video below for the full instructions.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 head of broccoli (cut into florets)
  • 8.8 oz of pasta
  • 1/2 onion (chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons of salt
  • a pinch of black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 4 tablespoons of flour
  • 3 cups of milk
  • 1/2 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese or gouda cheese

 

 

Instructions:

Step 1:

Place a pat filled with water over heat. Let it boil then add 1 teaspoon of salt. Add the broccoli florets. Cook them for about 3 to 4 minutes, then remove them from the water. Do not drain the water.

Step 2:

In the same pot, add 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil and cook the pasta based on the packaging instructions. Once cooked, drain the water and set it aside.

Step 3:

Add 4 tablespoons of butter to a pot and melt over low heat. Once melted, add the chopped onion and crushed garlic. Cook them for about 2 to 3 minutes. Next, add 4 tablespoons of flour. Continuously mix for 1 minute. Gradually add 3 cups of milk, while stirring. Cook until it slightly thickens for about 5 to 6 minutes. Once done, remove from heat.

Step 4:

Add 1/4 cup of shredded cheddar cheese and 1/4 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese to the mixture. Stir well until melted. Then season with a pinch of black pepper and 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg. Mix until well combined. Next, add salt according to taste and stir again.

Easy Cheesy Broccoli Pasta Casserole Recipe
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Step 5:

Mix the cooked broccoli and pasta. Then pour the sauce. Mix until the pasta is fully coated with the sauce. Transfer the pasta into a casserole dish, then top with 1/4 cup of shredded cheddar cheese and 1/4 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese.

Easy Cheesy Broccoli Pasta Casserole Ingredients
Image by Quick Simple & Delicious

 

Step 6:

Place in the oven and bake at 360 degrees F or until cheese melts and is golden brown.

 

Easy Cheesy Broccoli Pasta Casserole

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