Mostaccioli Spinach Bake

Recipe by BumblingBs
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain, set aside.
  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a medium heavy saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; saute 5 minutes or until tender. Add flour, cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Gradually add milk; cook 4 minutes or until bubbly. Remove from heat. Stir in 1/4 cup of cheese, Italian seasoning, and pepper; remove from heat.
  • Combine pasta, cheese sauce, 1 cup parmesan cheese, tomatoes, and spinach in a large bowl; stir well. Spoon mixture into a 13 x 9 baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • Combine breadcrumbs, 2 tablespoons cheese, and remaining 1 tablespoon butter; sprinkle over pasta mixture. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish with parsley, if desired.
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