Southwestern Beef-And-Pasta Casserole

“This is a deliciously cheesy pasta casserole. If you can't find mini penne pasta in your grocery store, you can use small shell pasta or regular penne instead. I like to use "The Best Alfredo Sauce" for the alfredo sauce.”
READY IN:
1hr 50mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
  3. Meanwhile, coat a 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray.
  4. In large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, cook beef with seasoning and salt until browned.
  5. Stir in salsa; remove from heat.
  6. In large bowl, mix Alfredo sauce, eggs and 1 cup cheese; stir in pasta.
  7. In another bowl, toss spinach with 1/2 cup cheese.
  8. To assemble, spoon half of pasta mixture, about 4 cups, into pan.
  9. Sprinkle spinach mixture evenly over pasta.
  10. Top with even layer of beef mixture.
  11. Top with remaining pasta mixture.
  12. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
  13. Bake until hot in center and top is golden, about 1 hour.
  14. Run sharp knife around edge of pan to loosen pasta.
  15. Let stand 10 minutes.
  16. Remove side of pan; sprinkle with parsley.

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