Pasta Broccoli Bake


A quick to prepare casserole with broccoli and a flavorful cheese sauce. You will love the fact that you might already have all the ingredients needed for this recipe in your house.

8 to 10 servings


  • 1 (8 ounce) package fusilli pasta

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • cup butter

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • 3 cups milk

  • ¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt

  • teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1 ½ cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

  • 1 ½ pounds fresh broccoli, cooked

  • ¾ cup shredded Swiss cheese


  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water cook rigatoni or fusilli pasta with one tablespoon of oil until al dente. Drain.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan melt butter or margarine. Stir in flour and milk and whisk until mixture boils and thickens. Add grated Parmesan cheese, salt, garlic salt, nutmeg, thyme and grated Cheddar cheese and stir until blended.

  3. Add cooked broccoli and drained pasta to cheese sauce. Mix well. Pour into a greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Sprinkle with grated Swiss cheese.

  4. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees C(175 degrees C) for 20 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

405 Calories
23g Fat
32g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 405
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 13g 67%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 1246mg 54%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 68mg 339%
Calcium 451mg 35%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 462mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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