Macaroni and Cheese Primavera

This ultimate comfort food gets a contemporary twist with the addition of vegetables, herbs such as sage and rosemary, and a topping of panko bread crumbs and Asiago cheese.

Serves: 12
Serving Size: 1 cup
15 mins Prep time 45 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
45 mins Cook time
  • Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package for al dente pasta, adding broccoli during the last 2 to 3 minutes of cooking. Rinse under cold water; drain well.

  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 375°F. Melt butter in same saucepan on medium heat. Sprinkle with flour and spices. Cook and stir 1 minute or until well blended. Gradually stir in milk until smooth. Stirring constantly, cook 3 minutes or until sauce starts to thicken. Stir in Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses until melted and smooth. Add macaroni, broccoli and tomatoes; toss gently to coat. Pour into greased 13x9-inch baking dish. Mix panko and Asiago cheese. Sprinkle evenly over top.

  • Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 275Calories: 275Cholesterol: 50mg
  • Sodium: 445mgProtein: 13g
  • Total Fat: 15gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 22g