Creamy Baked Penne and Cheese Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Creamy Baked Penne and Cheese Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Creamy Baked Penne and Cheese

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"In this easy family favorite, penne pasta is baked in a creamy, cheesy sauce under a crispy topping of rye bread cubes."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    15 mins

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt. Drain pasta, reserving 1/3 cup cooking water.
  3. Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in large saucepan on medium heat. Add onions and thyme; cook and stir 5 min. Add reserved cooking water, Cooking Creme and cheeses; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until cheeses are melted. Add pasta; mix lightly. Transfer to 9-inch square baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
  4. Drizzle remaining oil over bread cubes; toss to coat. Sprinkle over pasta mixture.
  5. Bake 12 min. or until pasta mixture is heated through and bread topping is golden brown.
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Footnotes

  • Variation: For individual servings, spoon pasta mixture into 4 (1-cup) baking dishes sprayed with cooking spray instead of the 9-inch square baking dish. Top with bread cube topping, then bake as directed.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 495 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 51.4 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 24.6 g
  • 38%
  • Fiber
  • 3.2 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 17.4 g
  • 35%
  • Sodium
  • 619 mg
  • 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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