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- 4 ServingsServings
- 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
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