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Nonna's Italian Macaroni Pie

A classic Italian comfort food, this cheesy pasta casserole was every kids favorite when Nonna served it for a simple supper.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Casserole, Dinner, Pasta
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 8
Calories: 457kcal
Author: Meaghan @ 4 Sons R Us

Ingredients

  • 1 lb fettuccine pasta
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 lb ricotta cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook the fettuccine according to the package directions, until al dente.
  • Pour the cooked pasta into a colander and drain completely. Transfer it to a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the butter, stirring until it's completely melted & coating the pasta.
  • Stir in the ricotta until it's also evenly combined.
  • In a separate, smaller mixing bowl- whisk together the eggs until scrambled. Generously add salt & pepper to the egg mixture.
  • Slowly pour the scrambled eggs into the pasta mixture while stirring until all the eggs are added and completely incorporated.
  • Prepare a 9x13 inch baking dish by spraying generously with non stick cooking spray. Add the pasta mixture to the dish, and spread it out evenly. Season again with more salt & pepper, if desired.
  • Bake the macaroni pie at 425 degrees for 25 minutes. Let it rest 2-3 minutes before slicing and serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 457kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 182mg | Sodium: 199mg | Potassium: 232mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 783IU | Calcium: 151mg | Iron: 2mg