ZENB Fusilli Carbonara Casserole


PREP TIME 5 minutes

COOK TIME 45 minutes

TOTAL TIME 50 minutes

Nutritional Facts


Serving Size: 318g

Calories: 434

Amount per Serving*
Total Fat 16g
Saturated Fat 6.3g
Salt 1.5mg
Carbohydrates 43g
Fibre 8.3g
Protein 23g
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.


This delicious baked Carbonara Casserole recipe using ZENB Fusilli pasta to deliver a warm, delicious dish for the entire family. Made with bacon, parmesan cheese, and garnishes, this dish will be a new go to when you need want to enjoy your ZENB Pasta.


  • • 1 box (340g) ZENB Fusilli Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • • 6 slices bacon, finely chopped
  • • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • • 675ml Semi-Skimmed milk
  • • 41.5g plus 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • • 1/2 teaspoon each kosher salt & ground black pepper
  • • 1 cup frozen peas
  • • 1 tablespoon finely chopped Italian parsley



Preheat oven to 375°F. Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Drain. 


Meanwhile, heat bacon in large deep skillet on medium heat. Cook 5-6 min. until crisp. Remove bacon from pan with slotted spoon; drain on paper towel-lined plate.


Discard all but 3 tablespoons bacon drippings from skillet.  Add garlic and flour. Cook 1 min. on medium heat while stirring constantly. Whisk milk into pan; bring mixture to a low boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 min. or until slightly thickened. Remove pan from heat; stir in ½ cup Parmesan, salt & pepper, peas, and pasta. Mix until well combined.


Spoon mixture into 13x9-inch baking dish lightly sprayed with non stick cooking spray. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan. Bake 20-25 min., or until golden brown. Let stand 10 min. before garnishing top with reserved bacon and parsley.

Tasty Tips

Add 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken meat to the pasta mixture for a heartier dish.