Vegetarian Fusilli

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“Another "do it ahead" "Freeze" casserole. This is a meal in one. If you don't want it Vegetarian add some cooked chicken or ham”
1hr 22mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan melt the butter and add onions, garlic, carrots& celery.
  2. cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add mushrooms, zucchini& red pepper, cook 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the flour, mustard, thyme salt& Pepper.
  5. Cook for 2 minutes stirring.
  6. Gradually stir in the milk and stock.
  7. Bring to a simmer, stirring until thickened about 5 minutes.
  8. Add Chick peas and fusilli, adjust seasoning.
  9. Put in a 13x9 oven proof dish.
  10. You may now freeze the casserole covered well with foil, thaw before baking and add 10 min to baking time or you can refrigerate it and cook it tomorrow or continue to bake it.
  11. Toss together the cheese, bread crumbs and parsley.
  12. Put on top of casserole.
  13. Bake 375F degrees oven for 45 minutes until it is crusty and bubbling.

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