Spinach and Pasta Bake

Bisquick Heart Smart® recipe! Like macaroni and cheese? Enjoy this one with a veggie twist.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
package (7 oz) elbow macaroni (2 cups), cooked, drained
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
1
jar (4.5 oz) Green Giant™ sliced mushrooms, drained
1
cup Bisquick Heart Smart® mix
1 3/4
cups fat-free (skim) milk
1 1/4
cups fat-free egg product
2/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1
teaspoon salt
3/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
2/3
cup reduced-fat shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish. In large bowl, stir together macaroni, spinach and mushrooms; spread in dish.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat remaining ingredients except Cheddar cheese with wire whisk or hand beater about 1 minute or until almost smooth; stir in Cheddar cheese. Pour over spinach mixture.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 40 to 45 minutes or until golden brown.

Expert Tips

Dinner is served! Enjoy this hearty bake with a tossed green salad.

If you’d rather use regular eggs but want to reduce the cholesterol, use 2 whole eggs and 4 egg whites instead of the fat-free egg product.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
820mg
820%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
35%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.