Italian Mac and Cheese

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 55 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 4 servings

Ingredients

8
oz. (2 1/4 cups) uncooked ziti (long tubular pasta)
2
cups Green Giant™ SELECT® frozen broccoli florets
2
cups milk
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1
garlic clove, minced
6
oz. (1 1/2 cups) shredded provolone cheese
1/2
cup roasted red bell peppers (from 7.5-oz. jar), drained, chopped
2
tablespoons Progresso™ Italian Style Bread Crumbs
2
teaspoons margarine or butter, melted

Directions

  1. 1 In large saucepan, cook ziti to desired doneness as directed on package, adding broccoli during last minute of cooking time. Drain; return to saucepan.
  2. 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F. Spray 2-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray. In medium saucepan, combine 1/2 cup of the milk, flour, salt, hot pepper sauce and garlic; stir with wire whisk until smooth. Stir in remaining 1 1/2 cups milk. Cook over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Add cheese; stir until melted.
  3. 3 Add cheese sauce to cooked ziti and broccoli; mix well. Stir in roasted peppers. Spoon into sprayed casserole. In small bowl, combine bread crumbs and melted margarine; mix well. Sprinkle over top.
  4. 4 Bake at 350°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until casserole is bubbly and crumbs are golden brown.

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