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Cream Cheese Pasta Bake

This Cream Cheese Pasta Bake is a simple recipe made by oven roasting a block of cream cheese with cherry tomatoes and a few other basic ingredients to create a creamy, flavorful sauce!
Servings 4 people
Calories 580kcal


  • 20 oz. cherry tomatoes (2 pints)
  • 1/2 small white onion, minced
  • 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, gently torn
  • basil (optional garnish)
  • 8 oz. pasta of choice, cooked


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • Pour the cherry tomatoes, onions, sun dried tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper into an oven safe casserole dish. Stir to combine.
  • Place the cream cheese in the center.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 35-40 minutes. (Bake until the cheese is golden and looks like it's about to fall apart).
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta of choice according to package directions.
  • Remove the casserole dish from the oven. Smash the tomatoes down using a spoon and stir the cream cheese until it creates a sauce.
  • Stir in the spinach until wilted and then stir in cooked pasta noodles. Serve immediately and garnish with basil. Taste and adjust add more salt or pepper as desired.



  • Storage: Allow pasta dish to cool then transfer to an air tight container. Store in fridge for 3-4 days. 
  • Add a protein of choice to make this a more satisfying meal! Chicken, bacon, grilled shrimp, salmon, steak, tofu, etc. 
  • Use any pasta shape you prefer.
  • Make sure the sun dried tomatoes are mixed in the dish to prevent them from burning. 


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 580kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 231mg | Potassium: 870mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin C: 41mg | Calcium: 131mg | Iron: 4mg