Creamy Pasta Bake Recipe

Creamy Pasta Bake Recipe

Preparation Time10 mins Cooking Time30 mins Makes 8 servings

Have leftover cooked pasta and some leftover cooked vegetables in the frig? Use them in this hearty casserole featuring Hellmann’s® Real Mayonnaise. It’s the perfect quick and delicious family-friendly dinner!

Nutritional Information


310 (1 serving)

Total Fat

17g (1 serving)

Saturated Fat

4.5g (1 serving)

Polyunsaturated Fat

7g (1 serving)

Monounsaturated Fat

4.5g (1 serving)


20mg (1 serving)


250mg (1 serving)

Total Carbs

30g (1 serving)

Dietary Fiber

3g (1 serving)


4g (1 serving)


11g (1 serving)

Vitamin D

1mcg (1 serving)


161mg (1 serving)


2mg (1 serving)


354mg (1 serving)


1g (1 serving)

Ingredients List
  1. 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  2. 1 1/2 tsp. minced garlic
  3. 1 cup 2% milk
  4. 1/2 cup Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise
  5. 1 tsp. paprika
  6. 4 cups cooked pasta
  7. 2 cups cooked cauliflower florets (or other cooked vegetable)
  8. 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved *
  9. 1 cup cooked spinach (or other cooked leafy green vegetable)
  10. 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  11. 1/2 cup sliced cooked Italian sausage (or other cooked sausage)
  12. 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves, (optional)



1. PREHEAT oven to 375°. Combine bread crumbs with garlic in small bowl and set aside.

2. WHISK milk, Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise and paprika in a large bowl until blended. Season, if desired with salt and pepper to taste. Add pasta, cauliflower, tomatoes, spinach, 1/2 cup cheddar cheese and sausage and toss to coat.

3. TRANSFER to shallow 2-qt. baking dish and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheddar and bread crumbs.

4. BAKE uncovered 30 minutes or until bubbly around edges and crumbs are golden. Sprinkle with basil.