Prime Rib Casserole Recipe @pinch

Made with prime rib, this is not your typical leftover casserole. It has a rich and decadent cheesy cream sauce that coats the hearty penne. Garlic adds robust flavor and the perfect contrast to the sweet carrots. A buttery topping holds in the big chunks of flavorful prime rib that have been mixed into the creamy pasta. After a holiday meal, this is the perfect way to use precious prime rib leftovers. For fans of prime rib, you will love this recipe to use up the leftovers.

prime rib casserole
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Recipe Cuisine: American Recipe Category: Beef Yield: 6 Servings
Ingredients :
  • 1 pound(s) penne pasta
  • 6 slice(s) bacon
  • 1 cup(s) bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup(s) butter
  • melted
  • 2 tablespoon(s) chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 6 clove(s) garlic
  • finely chopped
  • 3 medium carrots
  • finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon(s) all-purpose flour
  • 4 cup(s) heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon(s) chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 cup(s) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 cup(s) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 3 cup(s) cooked leftover prime rib chunks
Intructions :
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling
  • stir in the penne. Return to a boil. Cook the pasta uncovered
  • stirring occasionally
  • until the pasta has cooked through but is still firm to the bite
  • about 11 minutes. Drain well.
  • Place the bacon in a large
  • deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat
  • turning occasionally
  • until evenly browned
  • about 10 minutes. Transfer the bacon slices to a paper towel-lined plate. Reserve the remaining drippings in a small bowl.
  • Crumble the bacon and add to another small bowl. Add in the bread crumbs
  • butter
  • and chopped parsley. Mix and set aside.
  • Wipe out the skillet
  • add the olive oil
  • and heat over medium heat. Stir in the garlic and carrots and saute about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the bacon drippings and flour. Cook while stirring about 1 minute.
  • Whisk in the heavy cream and thyme. Continue to cook while stirring until reduced by 1/3.
  • Add the cheeses and stir until melted. Season with pepper.
  • Stir in the prime rib chunks and cooked pasta.
  • Transfer the mixture to a 9x13-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with the bread crumb mixture.
  • Bake until the bread crumbs are browned and the sauce is bubbly
  • about 25 minutes.

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