Colby-Jack and Wagon Wheels

Enjoy this cheesy wagon wheel pasta recipe- casserole dinner ready in an hour!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

CASSEROLE

7
oz. (2 cups) uncooked wagon wheel pasta
1/4
cup margarine or butter, melted
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1
pint (2 cups) half-and-half
1/4
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4
teaspoon cracked black pepper
12
oz. (3 cups) shredded colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend

TOPPING

1
tablespoon margarine or butter, melted
1/3
cup Parmesan dry bread crumbs

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; return to saucepan.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F. Spray 12x8-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Melt 1/4 cup margarine in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add flour; cook and stir until well blended. Gradually add half-and-half, cooking until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly. Stir in seasoned salt and pepper.
  • 3 Add cooked pasta; toss to coat. Spread 1/3 of pasta mixture evenly in sprayed baking dish. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese. Repeat layers.
  • 4 In small bowl, combine topping ingredients; mix well. Sprinkle over top of casserole.
  • 5 Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until casserole is bubbly and topping is golden brown.
  • 1 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; return to saucepan.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F. Spray 12x8-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Melt 1/4 cup margarine in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add flour; cook and stir until well blended. Gradually add half-and-half, cooking until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly. Stir in seasoned salt and pepper.
  • 3 Add cooked pasta; toss to coat. Spread 1/3 of pasta mixture evenly in sprayed baking dish. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese. Repeat layers.
  • 4 In small bowl, combine topping ingredients; mix well. Sprinkle over top of casserole.
  • 5 Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until casserole is bubbly and topping is golden brown.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

This creamy pasta dish comes out of the oven golden brown and bubbly. Texas toast and jiggly lime gelatin studded with fruit make perfect "pardners" for this dish.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cup
Calories
570
(
Calories from Fat
330),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
37g
37%
(Saturated Fat
19g,
19%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
730mg
730%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
50%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.