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Baked Pasta Florentine

 
Baked Pasta Florentine
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Definitely a five stars recipe, my husband made it yesterday for lunch. Nutmeg gave the extra zing, and the flavor was absolutely delicious, I couldn't stop eating it. We just finished the leftover for lunch, and it was even better. Strongly recommend this recipe to everyone!

Yield

6

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

50

min

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

8 ounces pasta
mostaccioli rigati
1 each zucchini
medium, cut into thin strips
1 each sweet red bell peppers
medium, cut into strips
½ pound mushrooms
sliced
½ cup scallions, spring or green onions
chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup tomatoes
chopped, fresh or canned
¼ cup all-purpose flour
1 cup milk, skim
½ can vegetable stock
*
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
*
1 dash black pepper
freshly ground
*
10 ounces spinach
frozen, chopped, thawed and welldrained
¼ cup Parmesan cheese
grated

Directions

Cook pasta per package directions, cooking only 7 minutes; drain.

Spoon i nto a 13x9 inch baking dish.

Cook and stir zucchini, red peppers, mushrooms, and scallions in hot olive oil in a skillet for 3 to 4 minutes.

Add tomatoes.

Spoon over pasta.

Whisk flour into drippings in skillet and whisk in milk, add broth, nutmeg, and pepper.

Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture thickens and comes to a boil.

Add spinach and cheese. Pour sauce over vegetables and pasta.

Cover with foil and bake at 350℉ (180℃) until thoroughly heated and cheese is melted.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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over 6 years

Definitely a five stars recipe, my husband made it yesterday for dinner, and he made the pasta using our pasta machine, it turned out very good; then we made this recipe, followed the recipe exactly, nutmeg gave the extra zing, and the flavor was absolutely delicious, I couldn't stop eating it. We just finished the leftover for lunch, and it was even better. Strongly recommend this recipe to everyone!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 226g (8.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 25523% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 100mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 13%
Sugars g
Protein 21g
Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 65%
Calcium 13% Iron 13%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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