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Broccoli Pasta Bake

Broccoli Pasta Bake

Light and pleasing casserole. From Evelyn Peterson: Corvallis, Montana. Recipe published in Light & Tasty February/March 2007.

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep time:30 Minutes
  • Cook time:45 Minutes


  • 12 ounce(s) uncooked spaghetti
  • 8 cup(s) chopped fresh broccoli
  • 2 10 3/4-ounce can(s) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1/4 cup(s) fat-free milk
  • 2 cup(s) sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 8-ounce can(s) whole water chestnuts, drained, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 can(s) (3.8 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) pepper
  • 2 cup(s) (8 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup(s) sunflower kernels


• Cook spaghetti according to package directions for 7 minutes. Add broccoli; return to a boil. Cook 2 minutes longer or until spaghetti is tender; drain.

• In a large bowl, combine soup and milk. Add the mushrooms, onion, water chestnuts, olives, salt, pepper and 1 cup cheese. Stir in spaghetti and broccoli.

• Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray (dish will be full). Cover and bake at 350° for 40 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with sunflower kernels and remaining cheese. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until heated through and cheese is melted.

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