Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli

linda 28

"An easy slow cooker mac and cheese. The best part is no boiling of the pasta. It can be made lower fat too."


4 h 10 m servings 549 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 549 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 27.6 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.1g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 28.3 g
  • 57%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 86 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 465 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Spray the inside of slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. Stir uncooked macaroni and vegetable oil together in the slow cooker until pasta is coated.
  3. Stir Cheddar cheese, evaporated milk, milk, broccoli, salt, and black pepper with macaroni until fully combined.
  4. Cover the cooker and cook on Low until macaroni is tender and the sauce is bubbling, 2 1/2 to 3 hours, stirring often to reduce sticking.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can use use fat-free evaporated milk and 2% or skim milk.
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 31 Ratings


just an fyi for anyone who is going to be making this. I am the submitter ,and when I make it I do make it with penne pasta.something a little thicker than elbows.And that way it wont be as mus...

I have tried slow cooker mac and cheese only one other time in my life and it was horrible...this was the total opposite of that! The cooking times are off though...mine only took about 2-1/2hrs...

No fuss, that's the way I like it. Really minimum prep work. Place ingredients in crock pot, check on occasionally and it will get ready for you. I used fresh broccoli microwaved al-dente. My cr...

Ok...I was very skeptical because of reviews, but very curious at the same time...I've been looking for a slow cooker mac and cheese that uses uncooked noodles so I just had to try glad ...

I halved the recipe and it filled my small slow cooker which only cooks on high. After two hours of cooking and stirring, I noticed the whole grain penne that I used was getting done so I took ...

The pasta was a little mushy and I used fresh broccoli, I should have cooked the broccoli a little first so it was still a bit crisp. It's better than a lot of the other recipes I have tried tho...

Mush to say the least, The concept is good,but the paste turned into glue. I will say the taste is there, but don't walk away from it. for a slow cooker meal I'll never make it this way again. T...

I used a variety of pasta, as I was cleaning out my pantry. It turned to mush in 3 hours on low, and did not look appetizing, although it was edible. I've tried a couple different mac and chee...

This recipe was alot of work for a "slow cooker" recipe. Really, stirring often? Not an understatement. Mine turned out as sticky glob of mush and I thought I stirred often- must be more like...