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Spicy Baked Fettuccine

This Spicy Baked Fettucine is a wonderful weeknight dinner! Fettuccine tossed with garlic, spinach, pepperoncini, and a spiced tomato sauce and topped with grated pecorino romano and sliced mozzarella - you will think you're sitting down to dinner in Italy!

Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword baked fettuccine
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 532 kcal
Author Kelly Miller

Ingredients

  • 16 oz fettuccine
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup spinach fresh
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 pepperoncini peppers seeded and sliced thin
  • 15 oz Classico┬« Spicy Tomato & Basil sauce
  • 1/2 cup Pecorino Romano cheese grated, divided
  • 8 oz mozarella sliced
  • basil and crushed red pepper flakes

Instructions

  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a deep skillet heat olive oil over medium high heat. Stir in spinach, garlic, and pepperoncini. Saute a few minutes until spinach is wilted and garlic is fragrant.

  2. Stir in Classico® Spicy Tomato & Basil sauce and simmer until fettuccine is al dente. Drain fettuccine and return to pot.

  3. Pour sauce mixture over cooked fettuccine, stirring to coat well. Stir in 1/4 cup pecorino cheese.

  4. Transfer half of fettuccine mixture to a round baking dish. Top with half of the sliced mozzarella. Repeat the layers with the remaining fettuccine and mozzarella. Top with dried basil and crushed red pepper.

  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Allow to cool slightly before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Baked Fettuccine
Amount Per Serving
Calories 532 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 624mg 26%
Potassium 487mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 63g 21%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 7g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 25%
Vitamin C 11.2%
Calcium 33.5%
Iron 12.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.