Cheesy Pasta & Vegetables

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2/12 cups fusilli pasta
1/4 cup butter
2 cloves garlic
1 med zucchini, chopped
1/2 sweet red pepper
2 tb all-purpose flour
2 cups milk
1 1/2 ps shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cups chopped fresh parley
1/3 cup grated Parmeasan cheese
1 tsp dried basil
Salt and pepper
1 cup bread crumbs
In large saucepan boiling salted water, cook pasta 15 min or until tender but firm; drain, set aside in large bowl. In large heavy saucepan, melt butter over med - high heat. Cook onion and 1 clove garlic 3 to 5 min or until onion is softened; stir in zucchini and red pepper. Sprinkle flour over vegetables; cook, stirring 2 min or until flour is golden. Gradually stir in milk and cook, stirring constantly, 3 min until sauce thickens and is smooth. Pour sauce over pasta, add mozzarella cheese in small bowl. Parsley. 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese. Basil and remmaining garlic. Add to pasta; stir well. Season with salt pepper to taste greased 6-cup 1.5 L casserole. In small bowl, combine bread crumbs and remaining Parmeasan cheese. Sprinkle evenly over pasta. Cover with lid or foil, bake at 400 F over 45 minutes or until bubbly and heated though. Remove lid, bake 15 minutes or until topping is golden.<br>

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