Low-Fat Vegetable and Pasta Casserole

“A good casserole for dieters.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta 6 minutes in boiling water.
  2. Add the broccoli through bell pepper to the pasta and simmer 6-8 minutes more until pasta is al dente; drain.
  3. Make white sauce: sauté the onions and garlic in butter 1-2 minutes in a saucepan over medium-high heat; stir in flour and milk and cook, stirring, about 5 minutes until mixture coats the back of a spoon; remove from heat.
  4. Setting aside 2 Tbs parmesan cheese, stir the rest of cheese and the pepper into the white sauce.
  5. Combine the pasta and vegetables, white sauce and 4 Tbs of the basil; place in 13 X 9-inch baking pan or 3-1/2 quart casserole.
  6. Mix the breadcrumbs with the remaining 2 Tbs parmesan & remaining 1 T basil; sprinkle over the casserole.
  7. Spray butter-flavored spray over top to coat.
  8. Bake at 350° approximately 30 minutes until golden brown.

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