Bacon-Alfredo Casserole

Looking for a cheesy dinner using Green Giant® Valley Fresh Steamers™ peas? Then check out this tasty casserole that’s made with spaghetti and bacon.

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 1 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1
box (1 lb) spaghetti
1/2
cup butter
1/3
cup all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
quart half-and-half
8
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen sweet peas, thawed
1 1/2
cups grated Parmesan cheese
1
egg, slightly beaten
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 5-quart Dutch oven, cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package; set aside. In same Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat until smooth and bubbly. Gradually stir in half-and-half. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Add cooked spaghetti, bacon, peas and 1 cup of the cheese; toss to coat spaghetti. Stir in egg. Spoon into baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 20 minutes or until set and edges are bubbly. Sprinkle with parsley. Cut into squares to serve.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 5-quart Dutch oven, cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package; set aside. In same Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat until smooth and bubbly. Gradually stir in half-and-half. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Add cooked spaghetti, bacon, peas and 1 cup of the cheese; toss to coat spaghetti. Stir in egg. Spoon into baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 20 minutes or until set and edges are bubbly. Sprinkle with parsley. Cut into squares to serve.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Vary this recipe by using your favorite frozen veggie or combination of veggies in place of the peas.

To quickly thaw peas, place in colander or strainer; rinse with warm water until thawed. Drain well.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
14g,
14%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
120mg
120%;
Sodium
820mg
820%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.