Hungry Girl Mac and Cheese With Broccoli

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 8 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups whole wheat rotini
  • 6
    cups frozen broccoli in lowfat cheese sauce
  • 3
    wedges light spreadable swiss cheese
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 2
    teaspoons pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large pot, prepare pasta according to the instructions on the package; drain well and set aside.
  • While pasta is cooking, place contents of the broccoli and sauce package in a large microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave until sauce has melted and broccoli is hot, 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Once the bowl is cool enough to handle, remove it from the microwave and add cooked pasta. Unwrap cheese wedges and add those as well.
  • Mix thoroughly, ensuring that the wedged cheese is evenly distributed and the pasta and broccoli are coated in cheese sauce. Season with salt and pepper, if using. Garnish with parsley, if using.
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