8 servingsPrep Time
1 (16 ounce) package: penne pasta
2 cups: chopped broccoli
1 cup: sliced mushrooms
1 cup: chopped green bell pepper
1 tablespoon: butter
1: onion, chopped
1 clove: garlic, minced
1/4 cup: all-purpose flour
4 cups: nonfat milk
1/2 cup: grated Parmesan cheese
: salt and pepper to taste
5 tablespoons: chopped fresh basil, divided
1/3 cup: dry bread crumbs
2 tablespoons: grated Parmesan cheese
1: butter flavored cooking spray
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in broccoli, mushrooms and green pepper, and cook 6 to 8 minutes more, or until pasta is al dente; drain.
Meanwhile, melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Saute onions and garlic for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in flour and milk; cook 5 minutes, or until mixture coats the back of a spoon. Remove from heat and stir in 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.
In a 9x13 inch baking dish combine pasta, vegetables, milk mixture and 4 tablespoons basil. Sprinkle with bread crumbs, 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, and remaining 1 tablespoon basil. Coat with butter flavored cooking spray.
Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until golden brown.
Calories: 340 kcal
Carbohydrates: 57.8 g
Cholesterol: 13 mg
Fat: 5.4 g
Fiber: 3.5 g
Protein: 16.7 g
Sodium: 221 mg