Cheesy Broccoli and Pasta Bake



8 servings

2 heads broccoli, chopped florets and stems
1/2 onion, chopped
1 pound pasta
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons flour
2 cups skim milk
3 cups shredded cheese


Heat broiler. Cook pasta according to the package directions. Heat butter in a pot over medium heat while pasta is cooking. Add flour and stir for 2 minutes. Add milk and continue stirring until the mixture thickens, about 4 to 5 minutes. Add half the cheese to the milk mixture and stir until melted. Stir in salt and pepper. Combine pasta, broccoli, onions and milk mixture. Toss and place mixture in an 8-inch square pan. Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top. Broil until golden brown, about 3 to 4 minutes.

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