Veggie lovers, this healthy casserole recipe was made just for you! Cauliflower, kale, carrots -- you name it, this healthy casserole has it!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large Dutch oven cook pasta according to package directions; add cauliflower during the last 4 minutes of cooking. Drain; rinse. Set aside.

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  • In the same Dutch oven cook onion and garlic in hot oil over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add carrots and celery; cook just until carrots are tender. Add kale; cook just until wilted. Stir in pasta mixture, peas, and corn.

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  • For cheese sauce, in a small saucepan melt butter; stir in flour, salt, and pepper. Add milk all at once; cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; add cheddar cheese. Cook and stir until melted. Stir sauce into pasta and vegetables. Transfer to a 2 1/2-quart casserole. Bake, covered, for 35 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with Parmesan. Bake 5 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

365 calories; 14 g total fat; 7 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat; 32 mg cholesterol; 355 mg sodium. 677 mg potassium; 47 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 7 g sugar; 15 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 9184 IU vitamin a; 66 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 65 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 293 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;

Reviews (4)

50 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 22
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 8
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 6
Rating: Unrated
01/12/2014
I only use Parmesan cheese in most dishes like this. I like to keep it as lite as possible!
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01/12/2014
I would add some kind of cheese to this for added taste.
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01/12/2014
Looks great will try it soon....
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02/20/2013
Made this last night & liked it okay but it needs a little more oomph in the taste department. Love the pasta & veggies but I may try doubling the onion next time & adding a few extra spices. :-D