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Baked Penne Pasta

Load this Baked Penne Pasta with your favorite ingredients-- or follow our simple recipe below. It won't disappoint.

Servings: 6   |    Prep: 10 mins   |    Cook: 120 mins
Recipe Tags: DinnerKid-Friendly

Ingredients

  • 2 cups diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups tomato paste
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cloves finely chopped garlic
  • ½ cup finely chopped onions
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ¼ cup finely chopped parsley
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • ½ lb DaVinci Penne Rigate, cook as directed
  • 8oz of Ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup grated Mozzarella cheese

Directions

1. Bring water to a boil and cook pasta according to package, while preheating oven to 350 degrees

2. Combine tomatoes, tomato paste, water, garlic, onions, pepper, salt, sugar, parsley in a pot. Simmer for 1 hour on medium heat.

3. Saute ground beef until done.

4. Combine with tomato mixture and simmer on low heat for 15-20 minutes.

5. Use a cooking pan (13x9 inches) Layer pan with sauce. Add a layer of cooked pasta. Add a tablespoon of ricotta cheese in each corner. Sprinkle grated Parmesan and Mozzarella cheese over top

6. Repeat. Bake for 30 mins. Sprinkle any remaining cheese on top and cook for 5 to 10 minutes.

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