Mom's Famous Baked Four Cheese Pasta

Fran Murray


This was always one of the MOST requested meals when the kids had friends over or for their birthday. I add LOTS of bacon - it's the key! This is such an easy recipe and it reheats well too!


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10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
    bacon, chopped fine
  • 1 medium
    yellow onion, chopped fine
  • 6 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 3 c
    low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 lb
    penne or ziti (about 4 cups)
  • ·
  • 3/4 c
    grated parmeson cheese
  • ·
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded italian 4-cheese blend

How to Make Mom's Famous Baked Four Cheese Pasta


  1. Adjust oven rack to upper-middle position and heat oven to 500 degrees.
  2. Cook bacon in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until almost done, about 3 minutes. Add onion and garlic and cook until softened, about 3 more minutes. Add broth, cream, pasta and 1/2 teaspoon salt; cover, and bring to boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring frequently, until pasta is tender, about 15 minutes.
  3. Off heat, stir in Parmesan and season with salt and pepper. Transfer to 2-quart greased casserole dish and sprinkle with shredded cheese.
  4. Bake until cheese is melted and spotty brown, about 5 minutes. Serve.

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About Mom's Famous Baked Four Cheese Pasta

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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