Baked 'B L Cheese' Penne
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Baked 'B L Cheese' Penne

with Spinach and Golden Panko- Parm Topper

A crisp and cheesy take on classic Bacon sandwich 'BLT'. Creamy and rich ooey gooey cheese sauce goodness is contrasted by a buttery crisp panko breadcrumb topping. The whole family will be raving!

Allergens:
Wheat
Milk
Soy

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking Time10 minutes
DifficultyMedium

Ingredients

serving amount

100 g

Bacon Strips

170 g

Penne

(Contains Wheat)

56 g

Baby Spinach

56 g

Green Peas

56 g

Onion, sliced

237 mL

Milk

(Contains Milk)

½ cup

White Cheddar Cheese, shredded

(Contains Milk)

½ cup

Parmesan Cheese, shredded

(Contains Milk)

1 tbsp

Cream Sauce Spice Blend

(Contains Wheat May contain Tree nuts, Milk, Mustard, Peanuts, Sesame, Soy, Sulphites)

2 tbsp

Garlic Spread

(Contains Soy May contain Sulphites, Milk)

¼ cup

Panko Breadcrumbs

(Contains Wheat)

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Nutrition Values

Calories990 kcal
Fat53 g
Saturated Fat23 g
Carbohydrate91 g
Sugar11 g
Dietary Fiber7 g
Protein39 g
Cholesterol90 mg
Sodium1510 mg
Trans Fat1 g
Potassium750 mg
Calcium2050 mg
Iron4.5 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.

Utensils

Large Oven-Proof Pan
Strainer
Measuring Spoons
Measuring Cups

Instructions

1
  • Heat a large oven-proof over medium-high heat.
  • When hot, add half the garlic spread. Swirl pan until melted, 30 sec.
  • Add panko. Season with salt and pepper, then cook, stirring often until panko is golden brown, 2-3 min. (TIP: Keep your eye on them so they don't burn!)
  • Transfer to a plate.
2
  • Add penne to the boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 5 min.
  • Once penne has been cooking or 6 min, add peas. Continue cooking until penne is tender, 5-6 min.
  • Reserve 1 cup (2cup) pasta water, then drain and return penne and peas to the same pot, off heat.
3
  • Roughly chop spinach.
  • On a clean cutting board, cut bacon into 1-inch pieces
  • Reheat the same pan over medium.
  • When hot, add bacon and onions. Cook, stirring often until onions are softened and bacon is crispy/ cooked, 5-6 min**.
4
  • One bacon is cooked, add remaining garlic spread to the pan. Stir to combine.
  • Sprinkle over Cream Sauce Spice Blend. Stir to coat.
  • Add milk, cheddar cheese half the parmesan cheese and 3/4 cup (1cup ) off the reserved pasta water. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally until cheese melts and sauce thickens slightly, 2-3 min.
5
  • Add penne, peas and spinach to pan with sauce. Stir to coat. (NOTE: If you don't have an oven-proof pan, carefully transfer ravioli to an 8x8-inch baking dish [9x13-inch for 4 ppl].)
  • Sprinkle remaining parmesan cheese and panko overtop.
  • Bake in the middle off the oven until toping is golden brown-3-4 min.
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