This Easy, Cheesy Alfredo Pasta Casserole Recipe Is the Best Kind of Food Coma by 30Seconds Food


This Easy, Cheesy Alfredo Pasta Casserole Recipe Is the Best Kind of Food Coma

Sometimes, you just crave a meal you know will put you into a food coma. This easy, cheesy and creamy penne pasta casserole recipe is what we call serious comfort food. It's the kind of comfort food that can put you into a cozy food coma, and we're pretty sure it'll please even the pickiest of palates

You need just seven ingredients to make this decadent pasta casserole: penne pasta, alfredo sauce, sour cream, ricotta cheese, eggs, Parmesan cheese and mozzarella cheese. Yes, three kinds of cheeses plus Alfredo sauce and sour cream. We told you, with all that dairy, it's the best kind of food coma (if you can handle it)!

Serve this easy dinner recipe with garlic bread and a salad, and wait for the compliments to roll right in. Enjoy the cheesy goodness (and make sure to take a walk after dinner)!

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Cuisine: American / Italian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Servings: 9

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) penne pasta, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 jar (20 ounces) Alfredo sauce
  • 1 container (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 container (15 ounces) ricotta cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups grated mozzarella cheese

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Recipe Notes

  • To lighten up this recipe, you can use light or fat-free sour cream, reduced-fat Alfredo sauce and low-fat cheese.
  • You can switch up the cheeses used, or eliminate one altogether.
  • If you like a little heat, feel free to add some red pepper flakes. 
  • Store leftovers in a container in the refrigerator for up to three days.

Here's how to make it:

  1. Combine the cooked penne pasta, Alfredo sauce and sour cream. Mix well.
  2. In another bowl, combine the ricotta, eggs and Parmesan. 
  3. Pour half of the pasta mixture into a 13x9-inch baking pan. Spread the pasta with the ricotta mixture. Top with the remaining pasta. Sprinkle with the mozzarella cheese.
  4. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 469

Total Fat: 26.4g

Saturated Fat: 15.1g

Cholesterol: 138mg

Sodium: 629mg

Total Carbohydrate: 35.7g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Total Sugars: 2.3g

Protein: 21.8g

Vitamin D: 3mcg

Calcium: 385mg

Iron: 2mg

Potassium: 207mg

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bepositive
That looks crazy comforting. 😋
Elisa Schmitz
This is some serious comfort food. I would eat it right out of the baking pan, haha! #yum

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