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Penne and Cheese Gratin

Havarti, colby and Parmesan cheeses blend into a smooth, flavorful sauce for a baked casserole of pasta and broccoli.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

Casserole

8
oz. (2 1/2 cups) uncooked penne (tube-shaped pasta)
2
cups Green Giant® SELECT® frozen broccoli florets
1
tablespoon butter
1
tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon salt
1 1/4
cups half-and-half
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded Havarti cheese
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded colby cheese
2
oz. (1/2 cup) shredded fresh Parmesan cheese

Topping

1
tablespoon butter, melted
3
tablespoons Progresso® Italian Style Bread Crumbs

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cook penne to desired doneness as directed on package, adding broccoli during last 3 minutes of cooking time. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, melt 1 tablespoon butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and salt; cook and stir until well blended. Gradually add half-and-half, cooking until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Add Havarti, colby and Parmesan cheeses; stir until melted. Add cooked penne and broccoli; mix well. Spoon into ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish or 2-quart gratin dish. In small bowl, combine topping ingredients; mix well. Sprinkle over top.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 20 to 30 minutes or until casserole is bubbly and top is golden brown.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cook penne to desired doneness as directed on package, adding broccoli during last 3 minutes of cooking time. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, melt 1 tablespoon butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and salt; cook and stir until well blended. Gradually add half-and-half, cooking until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Add Havarti, colby and Parmesan cheeses; stir until melted. Add cooked penne and broccoli; mix well. Spoon into ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish or 2-quart gratin dish. In small bowl, combine topping ingredients; mix well. Sprinkle over top.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 20 to 30 minutes or until casserole is bubbly and top is golden brown.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
Calories
450
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
15g,
15%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
600mg
600%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
45%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.