Healthy Broccoli Mac & Cheese made with all gluten-free ingredients. The easiest homemade mac & cheese that sneaks in some veggies too for the whole family to enjoy.

Healthy Broccoli Mac & Cheese made with all gluten-free ingredients. The easiest homemade mac & cheese that sneaks in some veggies too for the whole family to enjoy.

After sharing that insanely delicious easiest healthy mac & cheese a few months ago, I have been dabbling with another version with some extra veggies in it for us.

This Healthy Broccoli Mac & Cheese is absolutely insane. It is one of those comfort foods you will crave over and over again and it really easy and simple to make. With a recipe like this around, you won’t be looking to boxed mac & cheese anymore. Just store the key ingredients needed to whip this up, and you’ll have dinner ready in 15 minutes.

I love that this Broccoli Mac & Cheese is also gluten-free and made with 5 key ingredients.

I always switch things up with my gluten-free pastas that I use. Sometimes it is a veggie or bean-based pasta. other times it is a rice based one. I like to diversify the noodles as much as possible to make sure Ez also gets a variety of foods in his diet. I do also used sprouted noodles with gluten it too. Really anything works!

Now let’s run through what ingredients are needed to make this healthy cheesy pasta..

  • Gluten-free pasta – any noodle, any kind, just use your favorite one! I used these
  • Cooked broccoli – you can also use peas or anything veggie if you have a preference. I love using broccoli the most to sneak this veggie in, but do what works for you
  • Organic shredded cheddar cheese – use a dairy-free one if you need!
  • Nutritional yeast – adds that extra cheesy flavor too
  • Non-dairy milk – any kind you want! Plain/unsweetened preferred so it isn’t adding sweetness. It is meant for creaminess.

A few of my other favorite dairy-free pasta recipes: Healthy Baked Vegan Mac & Cheese (gluten-free + nut-free) + 5-ingredient Creamy Squash Pasta (vegan + gluten-free)

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Healthy Broccoli Mac & Cheese (gluten-free)

Healthy Broccoli Mac & Cheese made with all gluten-free ingredients. The easiest homemade mac & cheese that sneaks in some veggies too for the whole family to enjoy.

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins

Yield: Serves 3 1x

Ingredients

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  • 8 ounces uncooked gluten-free pasta (any variety works)
  • 2 cups cooked organic broccoli, chopped (I buy frozen usually so it is easy to cook quickly)
  • 1/3 cup organic shredded cheese
  • 1/3 cup non-dairy milk
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • Sea salt, pepper and garlic to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to instructions
  2. As pasta cooks, mix together the cheese, milk, nutritional yeast and spices and warm over medium heat in a small pot. Continue to stir until the cheese mixture is melted
  3. Strain pasta then add back to pot and mix in the cheese sauce and fold in the broccoli
  4. Enjoy while warm!

Notes

*Store leftovers in fridge for up to 5 days

  • Author: Rachel