Italian Pasta Pie

Total Time
45mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
30 mins

I got this recipe from my monthly Betty Crocker recipe book (Jan 2001). It is very easy to make and so good. I used about a cup of swiss cheese and I used fresh chopped basil. The flavor was amazing! I added a salad and it made a complete meal.

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Directions

  1. Heat Oven to 400. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  2. While pasta is cooking, brush bread with butter. line bottom and side of pie plate, 9 x 1 1/2 inches, with bread, butter side up and slightly overlapping slices. Bake about 10 minutes or until light brown.
  3. Reduce oven temperature to 350. Stir swiss cheese and 1 tablespoon of the basil into the alfredo sauce. Toss sauce and pasta. Spoon into baked crust. Sprinkle with tomatoes, onions and Romano cheese.
  4. Bake 15 - 20 minutes or until hot. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting. Sprinkle with remaining basil.
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This was REALLY good and I think would appeal to about everybody! My husband was shocked that I assembled it in 15 min. I used leftover Alfredo Sauce instead of the jarred sauce. This was fun to put together! I loved how crusty and thin the baguette was when toasted. I omitted the Swiss cheese (kids don't care for it). I could see some fontina or mozz. but it was perfectly great without any cheese. I let the casserole stand for about 10 min. and I didn't have any trouble cutting it (most of the bread pieces stayed on!) Thanks chef, for posting such a neat recipe. Roxygirl