You are here: Home » Recipes » Baked Macaroni and Cheese Primavera Baked Macaroni and Cheese Primavera Recipe by Relish ContributorKitchen Tested Yield servings Everyone loves macaroni and cheese and everyone loves pasta primavera, so what's not to love about this cheesy combination? PrintEmail Ingredients 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) margarine1/3 cup all-purpose flour2 cups skim milk1 cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese1 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese3 cups broccoli florets1 (12-ounce) package cooked elbow macaroni1 (10-ounce) package frozen peas1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped Salt and pepper to taste Paprika Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Melt margarine in a medium saucepan, stir in flour, and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Gradually stir in milk and heat to boiling, stirring constantly, until thickened. Remove from heat and add cheeses, stirring until melted. Meanwhile, cook broccoli florets in a microwave-proof bowl with a little water in the microwave, about 4 minutes, until crisp-tender. Combine cooked macaroni, broccoli, peas, red pepper and cheese sauce in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon mixture into a 2-quart casserole coated with nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake, covered, 20 minutes. Uncover and continue baking 10 minutes, until golden.