Bake Orrechhiette Pasta With Basilica Sauce And 3 Cheese Recipe

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Bake Orrechhiette Pasta with Basilica Sauce and 3 Cheese

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1 Hr


10 Min


orrecchietter pasta
olive oil
1/4 Tbsp
garlic chopped
tomatoes fresh diced
3/4 Tbsp
white wine
1 16 oz c
jar of nonna's gourmet foods marinara sauce
kosher salt/crack/pepper
1/2 Tbsp
parmesan cheese
3/4 c
mozzarella cheese
3/4 c
mascarpone cheese
fresh basil for garnish
1/4 c
red onion diced

Directions Step-By-Step

1.preheat oven to 375 degrees
2. Bring pasta pot filled with water 2/3 cups to the top a boil. Add 3 Tblsp.of kosher salt to it, when done drain and set a side until sauce is done.
3.Add pasta and stir, cook at a boil until pasta is al dente (cook not soft)
4. While pasta is cooking heat a large sauce pan on medium-high + oil,red onions 1/4 cup diced, garlic and tomato. Saute appox. 2-3 min. then + white wine. scrap bits of the bottom,and bring to a boil.
5.Now add the NONNA'S GOURMET FOODS MARINARA SAUCE and bring back to a boil turn heat down and let cook for 2 min or more.
6.Remove from heat and add mascarpone cheese, stirring to blend. Now + pasta and fresh basil toss to combined
7.Take a greased 9x13 inch baking casserole+ pasta/sauce mixture spreading out evenly sprinkle top with parmesan cheese and then mozzarella cheese. cover with saran wrap and then aluminum foil. Bake 10-12 min.covered, then uncover and bake for 5-7 min.more remove from over and serve. serves 4 generously
A full 15% or each jar of Nonna's Gourmet Food Products sold is donated to help fight/research to find a cure for children's brain cancer. Nonna's Gourmet Foods supports ST. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis TN As a "Partner in Hope"
All donation are made in the memory of his daughter Zoe Marie.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy