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Clam Chowder Cheesy Pasta Bake



  • 1 16 oz box penne pasta
  • 2 cans of Progresso Rich & Heart Clam Chowder
  • 1 packet of Italian dressing dry mix divided
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 6 tablespoons of butter divided
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 3 cups of Italian mix shredded cheese or sub Mozzarella
  • about 2 cups of oyster crackers around half a package
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 bunch green onions diced


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook the pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a skillet & saute the onion for about 5-6 minutes on medium high heat. Drain the pasta.
  • In a large bowl, combine the 2 cans of clam chowder with the beaten eggs, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, 2 teaspoons of Italian dressing mix, garlic powder, & black pepper to taste. Stir in the cooked pasta, sauteed onions, & shredded cheese. Spread the mixture into a 9x13 casserole dish.
  • In a separate bowl, combine 4 tablespoons of melted butter with the remainder of the Italian dressing dry mix. Fold in the oyster crackers. Spread the seasoned crackers over the pasta. Sprinkle with some diced green onions, reserving some to sprinkle on after the casserole has baked.
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with remainder of diced green onions. Let cool for 5 minutes before serving.