Cheesy Pasta and Vegetable Bake

4.1
(7) 7 Reviews
Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
45
min.
Servings

6 servings

Score big at the farmers' market? Put the peppers and zucchini to delicious use in this ridiculously easy to make and better-for-you cheesy pasta bake.

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Make It

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  • Heat oven to 375°F.
  • Combine pasta, sauce, vegetables, oregano and 1 cup cheese.
  • Spoon into 13x9-inch baking dish; top with remaining cheese.
  • Bake 20 to 25 min. or until heated through.

Substitute

Substitute 2 cups small broccoli florets for the sliced zucchini.

Special Extra

Garnish with chopped fresh basil just before serving.

Substitute

Substitute penne pasta for the fusilli.

Servings

  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Low calorie
  • Good source of calcium
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 3 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 3 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 1 Meat (L)
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Enjoy this tasty low-calorie, low-fat meatless meal that is a good source of vitamin C from the peppers. And as a bonus, the cheese is a good source of calcium.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 330
% Daily Value
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 750mg
Carbohydrate 48g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugars 10g
Protein 18g
   
Vitamin A 45 %DV
Vitamin C 80 %DV
Calcium 50 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • klschack |

    this was fast and easy. Usually have most of these ingredients in my pantry. My children liked it and asked for it again.

  • jiledge |

    I substituted sundried tomato alfredo sauce for the spaghetti sauce. Really, really good.

  • emilydtaylor |

    Easy alternative to traditional spaghetti. Kids liked it.

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