Baked Cheesy Pasta with Broccoli and Pear

Pasta is baked with tender broccoli and sweet pear, perfect for the whole family to enjoy. It’s an upgraded version of classic mac and cheese!

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Prep Time: 15 Mins

Cook Time: 35 Mins

Makes: 4

Ingredients

12 oz. fusilli pasta

2 large eggs

2 cups milk

3 Tbsp. butter softened

2 ½ cups cheddar cheese, shredded

3 cups broccoli florets

2 medium red Anjou pears, peel on and diced

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In a large pot, fill halfway with water and bring to a boil. Lightly boil pasta for 5-7 minutes, until slightly cooked. Strain and place in prepared baking dish.
  2. In a bowl, whisk eggs and milk together. Add butter, cheese, broccoli, and pears. Pour cheese mixture over pasta and gently stir to combine.
  3. Bake 20-25 minutes, until lightly browned. Serve. Refrigerate leftovers for up to 3 days.

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