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Italian Pasta Pie

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Italian Pasta Pie
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 6
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Use leftover French bread to create a delicious creamy pasta pie rich in cheese and tomatoes.
Updated Nov 15, 2010

Ingredients

  • 4 oz uncooked angel hair (capellini) pasta
  • 18 to 25 slices baguette or French bread, about 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 3/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese (3 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
  • 1 container (10 oz) refrigerated Alfredo pasta sauce
  • 3 medium plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
  • 1 tablespoon grated Romano or Parmesan cheese

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, brush bread with butter. In 9-inch glass pie plate, line bottom and side with bread, butter sides up and slightly overlapping slices. Bake about 10 minutes or until light brown.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix Swiss cheese, 1 tablespoon of the basil and the Alfredo sauce.
  • 4
    Reduce oven temperature to 350°F. Add pasta to sauce mixture; toss to mix thoroughly. Spoon into baked crust. Sprinkle with tomatoes, onions and Romano cheese.
  • 5
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until hot. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon basil.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Just add a vegetable like steamed broccoli or a mixed green salad, and your meal is complete.

Nutrition

430 Calories, 25g Total Fat, 14g Protein, 39g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
225
Total Fat
25g
Saturated Fat
13g
Cholesterol
60mg
Sodium
540mg
Total Carbohydrate
39g
Dietary Fiber
2g
Protein
14g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
12%
12%
Exchanges:
1 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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