One-Pan Baked Cream Cheese Pasta

6 Servings


1 HR 10 MIN


0-15 min


55 MIN




4 cups

cherry tomatoes

3 cloves

garlic, sliced

1 tsp

dried oregano leaves

1/2 tsp

crushed red pepper

1 pkg

(8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese

3 cups

penne pasta

2-1/2 cups

boiling water

2 tbsp

chopped fresh parsley


Step 1

Heat oven to 400ºF.

Step 2

Combine tomatoes, garlic, dry seasonings and 2 Tbsp. dressing in 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.

Step 3

Place block of cream cheese in center of tomato mixture.

Step 4

Bake 30 to 35 min. or until tomatoes are tender, stirring after 20 min.

Step 5

Add pasta, boiling water and remaining dressing to ingredients in baking dish. Use back of spatula to gently press pasta into boiling water so most the pasta is covered with water. Cover with foil.

Step 6

Bake 20 min. Remove baking dish from oven. Stir ingredients in baking dish; cover. Let stand 5 min.

Step 7

Sprinkle with parsley before serving.