Whole Grain Creamy Mac and Cheese by Tidbits

whole wheat macaroni, butter, kosher salt, dry mustard, cayanne pepper, garlic powder, cornstarch, water, skim milk, extra sharp cheddar cheese, quesadilla cheese, broccoli, olive oil, whole wheat panko breadcrumbs parmesan cheese, dry italian seasoning, black pepper

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 10 min


– For the Mac and Cheese:
– 1 pound of uncooked whole wheat macaroni (like Tinkyada Brown Rice pasta)
– 2 tablespoons butter
– 1 tablespoons Kosher salt
– 1 teaspoon dry mustard
– 1/4 teaspoon cayenne (omit if you don’t want the heat)
– 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
– 2 tablespoons cornstarch
– 2 1/2 cups water
– 3 cups skim milk, divided
– 2 cups extra sharp cheddar cheese
– 1 cup quesadilla cheese (like Cacique Queso Quesadilla cheese or Supremo Queso Chihuahua cheese, can substitute with Monterey Jack)
– For the Roasted Panko Parmesan Broccoli:
– 4 cups broccoli florets
– Olive oil to lightly coat
– 1/4 cup whole wheat panko breadcrumbs
– 1/4 cup finely grated parmesan cheese
– 1/2 teaspoon dry italian seasoning
– Kosher salt
– freshly ground black pepper

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 10 min



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