Southwestern Beef-And-Pasta Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by Lainey39

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.

Top Review by Julie-Anna S.

I loved it, but I didn't think that the eggs would bother me as I'm allergic to eggs. I'm suffering now due to so many eggs. Other than that, it as so delicious, the mixture combined go together really well.. just enough spice and flavour. Used half the spinach and a half a pound of hamburger.

Ingredients Nutrition


  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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