Philadelphia Cream Cheese

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Serving size 6
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4 cup medium pasta shells, uncooked1 lb extra-lean ground beef24 oz marinara sauce10 oz PHILADELPHIA original cooking creme⅓ cup chopped basil¼ cup KRAFT grated parmesan cheese1 ½ cup KRAFT shredded mozzarella cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA


  1. COOK pasta as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, brown meat in large skillet; drain. Stir in marinara sauce; simmer on medium heat 2 min. Remove from heat.
  2. DRAIN pasta. Mix cooking creme, basil and Parmesan in large bowl; stir in pasta. Spread half the meat sauce onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; cover with layers of pasta mixture and remaining meat sauce. Sprinkle with mozzarella; cover with foil. Refrigerate up to 24 hours.
  3. HEAT oven to 375ºF. Bake casserole, covered, 40 to 45 min. or until heated through, uncovering after 30 min.


Kraft Kitchens tips:

Cook 1 each small chopped onion and green pepper along with the meat.

Casserole can be baked immediately after assembling. Just reduce the baking time to 30 min., uncovering after 20 min.

Garnish with additional 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil just before serving.

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Nutrition Facts

Provided by: Philadelphia Cream Cheese

Per Single Serving / Serves 6 Total

  • Calories 590
  • Total Fat 22 g
  • Saturated Fat 11 g
  • Sodium 1110 mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 62 g
  • Fiber 5 g
  • Protein 36 g
  • Cholesterol 95 mg
  • Sugars 10 g
  • Iron 25%
  • Vitamin C 8%

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Tags: Main Dish, Dinner, Pasta, Easy, Baking

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