Baked Macaroni with Broccoli and cheese

Baked Macaroni with Broccoli and cheese

Ingredients – 
3/4 cup milk + 2 tsbp
1 cup grated cheese
1 1/2 cups boiled macaroni ( made of semolina/suji or wheat)
1/4 cup pureed tomato paste, which has been cooked with some basil and a pinch of salt
1 egg
Broccoli – chopped finely as much as you want( should be boiled and the stock should be kept for adding)
Chopped and sauteed onions
Seasoning – Garlic powder, oregano, salt, black pepper, thyme
Brown bread crumbs / Unsweetened cornflakes or wheatflakes
Preparation Method
 
Grease the bottom of a deep baking dish. Layer it with breadcrumbs or crushed wheat/cornflakes. Pre-bake the oven at 160 degrees celsius.
Semolina Sooji

Semolina Sooji

Cooking sooji semolina

Cooking sooji semolina

In a separate bowl, whisk well the egg and milk. Add the sauteed onions and seasoning.
Sauteed chopped onions

Sauteed chopped onions

Whisk egg

Whisk egg

Add the seasoning.
Add oregano

Add seasoning

In a saucepan, add a tbsp of butter and saute the boiled broccoli lightly. Then add 2 tbsp of milk, some of the grated cheese and switch of the flame.
Saute boiled broccoli lightly

Saute boiled broccoli lightly

Add the boiled macaroni and mix well so that all the macaroni is coated well with the sauce. Add the tomato paste and stir well.
MIx well with tomato paste

Add the grated cheese

Add to the egg-milk mixture. Pour into the prepared dish and sprinkle grated cheese generously.
MIx with Tomato paste

MIx with Tomato paste

Bake for 30 minutes. Slice and serve hot.
Baked Macaroni with Broccoli and cheese

Baked Macaroni with Broccoli and cheese


 
About the Author:
Simran Oberoi Multani

Simran Oberoi Multani


This recipe has been contributed by Simran Oberoi Multani, an entreprenuer and baker atOvenderful. She is a spunky mom who decided to be on her own when the Corporate world could no longer accommodate her son’s arrival . Her venture, Ovenderful has been featured on Smart Indian Women, Yowoto, Kidskintha, YourStory, SHEROES, etc.
Ovenderful proudly stands for classic & traditional bakes, kid-friendly, healthy & organic bakes and finally for an overarching community purpose. Simran is known to raise funds regularly through her bake sales. To be pleasantly surprised over a wonderful recipe or just add the extra zing to your party, reach out to her @ [email protected] or check out her FB Page here.