Rigatoni Vegetable Casserole

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Rigatoni Vegetable Casserole
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Ingredients

  • 8 oz. Rigatoni, Ziti or other medium pasta shape, uncooked
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 3 carrots, thinly sliced diagonally
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 3 tbsp. margarine
  • 2 tbsp. minced onion
  • 3 tbsp. flour
  • 2 1/4 cups skim milk
  • 1/2 cup grated Edam cheese
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Preparation

Preparation

1 Prepare pasta according to package directions.

2 Five minutes before pasta is done, add carrots to pasta.

3 Cook 3 minutes; add broccoli to pasta. Cook remaining 2 minutes.

4 When pasta and vegetables are done, drain well. Lightly spray a 2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray; set aside.

5 Preheat oven to 375-o F. In a medium saucepan, melt margarine over low heat.

6 Add onion and saute about 2 minutes.

7 Stir in flour and continue cooking and stirring until mixture thickens.

8 Add milk and cheese and cook until cheese is melted. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

9 Mix pasta and vegetables with sauce.

10 Transfer to casserole dish. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until heated through.

Source: National Pasta Association