BAKED FETTUCCINE WITH BROCCOLI AND RED PEPPERS
1 lb fettuccine,cook 10 minutes
4 cups of broccoli crowns,cook 2 minutes
2 large red peppers,diced
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon fresh black pepper
3 cloves fresh garlic,minced
1/2 cup of fresh parsley
1/2 pound of butter
1/2 cup of flour
3 quarts of 2% milk
6 fresh scallions, diced
1/2 pound of cheddar cheese,shredded
1/4 cup of parmesan cheese
Cook fettuccine for 10 minutes in boiling water, drain and set aside. steam broccoli crowns for 2 minutes and set aside. Season with red peppers with a pinch of salt and black pepper. Saute with olive oil for 3 minutes.
In a large pot, saute butter,parsley,garlic,scallions,salt and pepper,for 3 minutes on medium heat. Add flour,cook 5 minutes on medium heat. Gradually add milk and cook on low heat heat, stirring often, until thickens, like a gravy. Add cheese, cook until the first simmer ,stirring often.
Fold cooked fettuccine,brocoli and cheese sauce in a large pan, sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Bake in 350 degree oven until golden brown, anout 35 minutes. Serve with fresh garlic bread.