- 3 cups penne or medium shell pasta
- 16 ounce jar four cheese Alfredo sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1 cup frozen baby peas
- 1 cup soft whole wheat bread crumbs
- 2 tablespoons melted butter
In large pot, cook pasta according to package directions until al dente, drain and return to pot. Add Alfredo sauce, basil, pepper, and peas to drained pasta and cook over low heat, stirring frequently, until mixture is combined, about 3-5 minutes.
Place in prepared dish and top with the combined soft bread crumbs and melted butter. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes or until casserole is bubbling and bread crumbs are browned. Serves 4-6
That really is easy and I'd suggest that if you're child needs coaxing, you can tell them it's fancy mac and cheese.
John Maggs (Politico) delivers the joke of the day in "Obama to labor 'I'm on your side':"
I would hope the AFL-CIO leadership is smart enough to know that all this is is Barack trying to get them behind him for 2012. He's useless -- as so many of us knew he would be. He went around praising Ronnie Ray-Gunn like crazy. Why is anyone surprised that he'd now do his best to emulate Ray-Gunn?
The clues weren't even hidden.
This is C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot" for Friday: