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Gemelli with Crispy Bread Crumbs

Serves 6
Ready in 20 mins
Prep time 5 mins
Cooking time 15 mins
513 calories per serving


> 12 oz uncooked gemelli pasta
> 1 tbsp Bertolli ® Extra Virgin Olive Oil
> 1/2 cup Italian seasoned panko bread crumbs
> 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (2 oz)
> 1 jar (15 oz) Bertolli ® Alfredo with Aged Parmesan Cheese Sauce


Cook pasta in salted water 1 min. less than directed on package.
Meanwhile, heat oil in small nonstick skillet on medium-low heat. Add bread crumbs; cook 3-5 min. or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Remove skillet from heat; stir in cheese and let cool in skillet.
Drain pasta and return to pot; stir in alfredo.
Stir half the crumb mixture into the warm pasta. Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture over each serving.


This recipe is a great opportunity to use up holiday leftovers. Stir in 1-cup cooked, chopped ham for an extra flavor boost.

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