Cheddar & Vegetable Pasta Bake

Recipe by Jezski
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READY IN: 42mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 2
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 12
    tablespoons flour
  • 1
    (12 ounce) can evaporated skim milk
  • 34
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    teaspoon hot pepper sauce (optional) or 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 2
    cups cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1
    (16 ounce) package frozen mixed vegetables, THAWED (cauliflower, red bell peppers, broccoli)
  • 3
    cups bow tie pasta, cooked and drained
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes. Add flour; cook and stir 1 minute. Add milk, salt and pepper sauce. Heat to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup cheese until melted.
  • Add sauce and vegetables to pasta; toss well. Transfer to a greased medium baking dish or oval casserole. Cover with foil; bake in preheated 375°F oven 15 minutes or until hot.
  • Uncover and sprinkle with remaining cheese; bake 2 minutes more or until cheese is melted.
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