RIGATONI, BROCCOLI, MOZZARELLA MELT

Rigatoni, Broccoli, Mozzarella Melt

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kathleen hoynes

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@katrinepa

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make RIGATONI, BROCCOLI, MOZZARELLA MELT

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!

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About RIGATONI, BROCCOLI, MOZZARELLA MELT

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



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