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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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