Fired-Up Fettuccine Carbonara Bake Made With Ragú

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The following post is sponsored by Ragú®


Put a fun new spin on a classic recipe and make a New Tra-Dish! This one comes from Chelsea over at Crafty Chelsea, who put a twist on Ragú’s Fettuccine Carbonara.

One of my favorite things to eat, hands down, is pasta. I
cook it at home all the time and even when we go out to eat I almost always
order pasta. I just think it’s that good. And my favorite pasta sauce is Ragú.
So when I had the chance to come up with my own spin on classic fettuccine
carbonara using Ragú
Classic Alfredo
, I absolutely jumped at the chance! It was a lot of fun to
experiment and come up with my very own New Tra-Dish. 

If you’ve ever had classic fettuccine carbonara, you know it
is pretty simple. I wanted to keep my recipe simple, too, but add a little
spice and change the way it’s served. I am a big fan of oven-finishes on my
pasta, so I topped my carbonara with extra cheese, bread crumbs, and bacon
before letting it get nice and bubbly for 15 minutes in the oven. It came out
PERFECT.

I loved using the Ragú sauce as my base because it was
already creamy, cheesy, and delicious. The Ragú
Classic Alfredo
 sauce is definitely my go-to alfredo sauce, and it is good
both on its own or with a twist like this dish. My husband almost always adds
salt and pepper to his food, and he didn’t even want to when I used the Classic
Alfredo
 sauce! I highly recommend checking it out, because you may not
go back to whatever sauce you were using before!

Fired-Up Fettuccine Carbonara Bake

Serves 4


Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients: 

  • 1 jar Ragú
    Classic Alfredo
     sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. chili powder
  • 3/4 c. shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 12 oz fettuccine noodles
  • 1 c. frozen peas
  • 1/2 c. shredded pepper jack cheese
    (for topping)
  • 1/4 c. bread crumbs
  • 4 slices turkey bacon, crisp-cooked
    and crumbled

Directions:

Cook
fettuccine according to package directions, adding peas in during last 2
minutes. Drain.

While
fettuccine is cooking, heat the 
Ragú Classic Alfredo in a medium saucepan on the
stove. Once hot, stir in the 3/4 c. shredded pepper jack cheese and the
chili powder. Stir until smooth.

Remove
the sauce from the stove and mix in the noodles and peas.

Pour
into a square baking dish and top with 1/2 c. shredded pepper jack cheese,
bread crumbs, and crumbled turkey bacon.

Bake
at 375 for 15 minutes.

Serve
and enjoy!!

I absolutely loved this recipe, and I am sure you will, too.
I am definitely going to incorporate it into our meal rotation and make it over
and over again.

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