Skillet Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli and Mushrooms
45 mins (prep 15, cooking 25)
15 ingredients
4 servings
Cheesy and creamy mac 'n cheese with the added texture and flavor of mushrooms and broccoli, all in one skillet for easy cleanup. Using a skillet keeps it quicker than a slow baked version as well.

Categories:  side-dish , trans--fat-free , main-dish , broccoli , vegetarian , cheese , pasta , mushrooms ,
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  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 tablespoon butter unsalted, or olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion chopped
  • 6 ounces mushrooms cremini or white button, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons flour, all-purpose
  • 3 cups milk, low-fat skim
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons thyme leaves or tarragon, freshly minced, or 1/2 teaspoon dried*
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground
  • 8 ounces pasta shells small, dried whole-wheat, or whole wheat elbows, cooked and drained according to the package instructions
  • 4 cups broccoli florets small, cooked in boiling water for 1 minute (broccoli can be added to the pasta during the last minute of cooking, then drained


Serving Size (209.46 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 609.79 Calories from Fat 199.89
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22.21g 136.67%
Saturated Fat 13.64g 272.87%
Trans Fat 0.12g %
Cholesterol 109.46mg 145.94%
Sodium 1198.18mg 199.7%
Total Carbohydrate 57.7g 76.93%
Dietary Fiber 2.98 g 47.75%
Sugars 45.33 g %
Protein 46.82g 374.55%
Vitamin A 848.83IU% Vitamin C 8.54mg%
Calcium 1523.47mg% Iron 5.15mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
grated, unsalted, chopped, or, or, ground, pasta shells, small, broccoli florets, small