Rigatoni, Broccoli, Mozzarella Melt Recipe

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RIGATONI, BROCCOLI, MOZZARELLA MELT

kathleen hoynes

By
@katrinepa

This is a delicious recipe I came upon many years ago, and a really delicious, filling keeper!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
butter
3 clove
pressed garlic cloves
4 Tbsp
all purpose flour
12 oz
rigatoni
2 c
milk
1 bunch
fresh broccoli
2 Tbsp
olive oil, divided
8 oz
shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt butter and add garlic. Stir in flour until smooth and bubbly. Turn temp to medium and add milk, stirring until thick.Cool and set aside.
2
Remove florets from broccoli, (5 cups approx). Cook in boiling water 2 minutes.Drain and rinse, and toss with 1TB olive oil and set aside.
3
Cook rigatoni and rinse with cold water. Toss with 1 TB olive oil in colander.
4
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Lightly grease a 13 X 9 X 21/2" oval baking dish.
Measure about 3/4 cup of reserved sauce in prepared dish.
Place about 1/2 rigatoni over sauce,and scatter 1/2 broccoli over rigatoni.
Drizzle 3/4 cup sauce over all.
Repeat with remaining rigatoni, broccoli, and sauce.
Sprinkle evenly with shredded cheese.

Bake for 25-30 minutes until mozzarella is melted and bubbly.

ENJOY!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #Yummy, #good