awesome pasta


  • 250g penne

  • 1 head broccoli, cut into florets

  • 60g butter

  • 2 tablespoons plain flour

  • pinch of cayenne pepper

  • 2 cups (500ml) milk

  • 200g cooked chicken, shredded

  • ½cup (60g) grated tasty cheese

  • 1/3 cup (25g) grated parmesan

  • ¼ cup (15g) fresh breadcrumbs


  • 1.

    Cook penne in a large saucepan of boiling, salted water according to packet directions. Add broccoli for last 4 minutes of cooking. Drain.

  • 2.

    Meanwhile, melt half of butter in a saucepan on medium heat. Add flour and cayenne and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Whisk in milk and cook for 4 minutes, stirring, until starting to boil and sauce thickens.

  • 3.

    Combine penne, broccoli, white sauce, chicken and tasty cheese and season to taste. Spoon into a 10-cup ovenproof dish. Melt remaining butter and combine with parmesan and breadcrumbs. Sprinkle over pasta mixture. Place dish under a preheated hot grill for 2-3 minutes, until top is golden and crisp. Serve.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)

  • Energy 1627kj
  • Fat Total 67g
  • Saturated Fat 36g
  • Protein 84g
  • Carbohydrate 172g
  • Sugar 25g
  • Sodium 1228mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Posted by DH10Report
awesome taste and quick