Super-green mac ‘n’ cheese

"Revamp mac ‘n’ cheese with broccoli, spinach and peas, plus a crunchy nut and seed topping. It has all the flavour of the classic dish, but with added nutrients"
Prep time:
15 min
Cook time:
40 min
Servings:
6 people

Health Score

High
Medium
Low
7.6 / 10
Medium score

Glycemic Index

Index
57
Moderate
Load
49
High

Nutrition per serving:

Calories709.00 kcal35%
Fat29.00 g41%
Carbs78.00 g30%
Sugars12.00 g13%
Protein31.00 g62%
Sodium1.50 mg0%
Fiber7.00 g25%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Glycemic Index
57
Moderate
Glycemic Load
49
High

Ingredients

1l semi-skimmed milk
75g butter
75g plain flour
2 tsp Dijon mustard
175g mature or extra mature cheddar , grated
50g parmesan , grated
100g spinach , fresh or frozen
400g macaroni
1 broccoli (about 300g), broken into florets
100g frozen peas
3 slices white bread (about 125g)
1 small bunch of basil leaves
1 tsp olive oil
25g mixed nuts or seeds, such as pumpkin seeds, pine nuts and almonds, for the topping

Directions

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