• Lees Market
  • 796 Main Rd PO Box 4120, Westport, MA 02790
  • Phone: (508) 636-3348 Fax: (508) 636-3114
  • Prep Time

    15M

    Cook Time

    25M

    Total Time

    40M

    Serves

    Makes 6 Cups

    Description

    These are great for kids or as an appetizer or side dish!

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup chopped broccoli, blanched
    • 1/8 tsp freshly ground pepper
    • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
    • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
    • 6 oz elbow pasta
    • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, quartered
    • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
    • Non-stick cooking spray

    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
    2. Spray 6 cups of 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray. Coat inside of each muffin cup with bread crumbs, reserving any excess.
    3. Bring medium pot of salted water to boil over high heat. Add pasta and cook until al dente; stirring 8-10 min. Drain pasta, add back to pot, and stir in Cheddar cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    4. Spoon pasta mixture into muffin cups, filling almost to top and pressing gently to set. Top each cup with diced tomatoes and broccoli. Sprinkle pinch of remaining bread crumbs onto each.