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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

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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