Baked Broccoli Mac and Cheese

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Check out this amazing Baked Broccoli Mac and Cheese recipe—it’s like a grown-up version of your favorite childhood dish! Packed with creamy Boursin cheese, this is way better than anything you’d get from a box.

Baked Broccoli Mac and Cheese

Prep Time 5 minutes
Course Side Dish
Servings 4


  • 1 block of Boursin cheese
  • 1 pound of Gemelli pasta
  • 4 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup of cubed cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups of chopped broccoli
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 4 cups of vegetable stock
  • 1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 3/4 cup of sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup of heavy cream


  • Preheat your oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit (220 degrees Celsius).
  • Take a large baking dish and place the Boursin cheese block in the center.
  • Add the uncooked pasta, finely chopped garlic, cubed cheddar cheese, and chopped broccoli to the baking dish with the Boursin cheese. Drizzle the olive oil on top.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the vegetable stock, red pepper flakes, smoked paprika, black pepper, and salt.
  • Pour the seasoned vegetable stock mixture over the pasta, garlic, cheese, and broccoli in the baking dish.
  • Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, stirring the pasta gently after 15 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes, remove the foil and stir in the sharp Cheddar cheese and heavy cream until the cheese is melted and the sauce is creamy.
  • Return the uncovered dish to the oven and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the pasta is cooked to your desired level of tenderness and the sauce is bubbling.
  • Serve immediately and savor the deliciousness of your creamy broccoli and cheddar pasta bake!
  • Don’t forget, any leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Enjoy! 🧀🥦

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