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Veggie Baked Ziti

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Veggie Baked Ziti

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Veggie Baked Ziti
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 599kcal

Ingredients

  • 10 ounce broccoli, frozen
  • 10 ounces cauliflower, frozen
  • 4 cup penne pasta, dry
  • 4 tablespoon butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs, plain
  • 3/8 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 tablespoon flour, all-purpose
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 4 ounce cream cheese

Serve With

  • 2 cup, sliced strawberries

Instructions

  • Allow broccoli and cauliflower to thaw while preparing other ingredients.
  • Cook pasta according to package for al dente; set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in saucepan; remove from heat and mix in bread crumbs, 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese, and 1/2 teaspoon of Italian seasoning.
  • Chop onion. Melt remaining 2 tablespoons of butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add onion and cook for 5-6 minutes. Add flour, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and remaining Italian seasoning; whisk together and add milk. Cook until bubbly and thickened, stirring occasionally so as not to burn.
  • Add remaining 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese and cream cheese; continue to heat until cheeses are melted. Add thawed broccoli, cauliflower, and cooked penne; stir to combine. Pour into a large baking dish, sprinkle with bread crumb mixture, and bake for 40-45 minutes or until browned.
  • Serve with chilled strawberries on the side.
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Nutrition

Calories: 599kcal | Carbohydrates: 79g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 735mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 16g

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