Friday, August 20, 2010

Friday Foodie {Penne Pasta Bake}

Penne Pasta Bake

12 oz. penne pasta
1 lb. ground beef or sausage
1 cup chopped onion
1 15-oz. can Italian-style tomato sauce
1 14 1/2-oz can diced tomatoes with Italian herbs
1 6-oz. can Italian tomato paste with roasted garlic
3 cups shredded mozzerella cheese
1/2 cup parmesan cheese

1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain

2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Cook meat and onion in large skillet over medium-high heat, 5 minutes; drain. Stir in tomato sauce, undrained tomatoes, tomato paste and 1/2 cup water.  Cook, stirring ocassionally, for 10 minutes.

3. Layer half pasta, half sauce and half of each cheese in a 13 x 9 inch baking dish; repeat layers.  Cover with foil (non-stick if you have it) and bake in oven, 20 minutes.   Makes tons. 


  1. Hi Dorci, I haven't checked out you blog for quite some time. Looks like I cam back on just the right day. Yummmmmm!!!!!

  2. Well I don't know who you are, but thanks! :)


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