Alfredo Pasta Bake
October is here which means lots of yummy and delicious comfort food, this Alfredo pasta bake is one of my favorites! In San Diego we don’t get much of a seasonal change, however I still crave old favorites like baked pasta’s, chili, apple crisps, hot cider and so much more! Lucky for you, I have 11 fabulous friends sharing their favorite comfort food and trust me, you don’t want to miss a single one!
25 oz. penne or ziti (a box to a box in a half, just depends how creamy you like it)
2 cups Alfredo sauce (store bought or make your own)
8 oz. sour cream
15 oz. ricotta cheese
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
2 eggs, beaten
¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp garlic salt
2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
Cook the pasta till just before al dente, do not overcook, no one like mushy pasta.
Drain and rinse pasta under cold water to stop the cooking process.
Mix pasta with the Alfredo sauce, sour cream, salt, pepper and garlic salt. (At this point I like to test the pasta for seasoning. Sometimes it may just need an extra dash of salt or garlic)
Combine ricotta, garlic, eggs, parmesan and parsley and mix throughly.
Add the ricotta mixture to the pasta and stir to combine.
Top with a layer of mozzarella cheese.
Bake in a 9×13 casserole dish at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until bubbly.
Add a thin layer of bread crumbs on top and pop bake in the oven.
Broil at 450 degrees F for 2-3 minutes or until the cheese and bread crumbs start to brown
I always make an extra and put it in the freezer (without the cheese and bread crumbs on top) makes for an easy meal on a busy night!
It’s the perfect combination of cheesy and saucy, the best part, the kids LOVE IT!
A great thing about this is you can customize it, add chicken or vegetables, whatever your family loves!
Be sure to visit the rest of my friends, I know you are going to gather LOTS of new recipes, just don’t blame me for any extra LB’s you might put on.
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~Thanks so much for stopping by today~
Oh yeah baby! This one is gonna go into my dinner rotation for sure. My son and husband would LOVE this. Thanks for sharing and for inviting me to be a part of such a great blog hop!
This looks so delist! Love that it uses ricotta too! My boys will LOVE this! Pinned!
That looks SO good! Alfredo is one of my favorites!
My entire family would gobble it up instantly. 🙂
I think my kids would love this too! Thanks for sharing. Pinned!
When the kids love it, it’s a bonus all around
I can’t wait to try this one Kristin! Love that you can freeze it too.
Thanks Maryann 🙂
This recipe has my name written all over it, and I can’t wait to make it! And I’m glad to know that it freezes well, too. Thanks for inviting me to be on the tour with you! Pinning and sharing!
Oh my goodness this looks and sounds absolutely delicious, Kristin! My family would love this.
p.s. When you said you don’t have much of a seasonal change I cringed 😉 I’m bracing for winter and have to close my sunroom and put away all the outdoor furniture this week plus get some outdoor home repairs done in advance….grrrr
Ugggg, our winters are definitely mild and this weekend we are going to be in the 100’s WHAT? I want fall.
I’m definitely trying this recipe out! We are big pasta loversin my house and this one looks fabulous!
Thanks Shanna 🙂