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

Creamy Baked Penne and Cheese

Recipe by  

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

Back
Next
+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
ADVERTISEMENT

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.
Kitchen-Friendly View
  • PREP 15 mins
  • READY IN 15 mins

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.
ADVERTISEMENT

Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:
ADVERTISEMENT

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.

See More
 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

Food on Fire
Food on Fire

Find out what to cook for your next BBQ.

Healthier Lunches for Kids
Healthier Lunches for Kids

Send them to school with good-for-you food that’s tasty, too.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and helpful cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for just $7.99!

Related Videos

Baked Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

A buttery cracker topping and rich cheese sauce make it a family favorite.

Baked Macaroni and Cheese III

This baked mac and cheese is so delicious, your guests will beg for seconds.

Creamy Tomato & Tuna Penne Pasta

See a pasta dish that's based loosely on a classic diner lunch combo.

Recently Viewed Recipes

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States