Pasta Casserole Recipe

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Pasta Casserole

Randi Williams

By
@dharmasmommy

This is another quick and easy recipe that you can try on a weeknight while the kids are doing their homework. My boyfriend actually put everything together (I prepped everything) for me while I took a bath. So easy and SO tasty.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
5
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
prepared, dried penne pasta
12 oz
lean beef
30 oz
garden vegetable sauce
1 1/4 oz
shredded parmesan cheese, divided into halves
3 oz
mozzarella cheese, low-fat (shredded)
salt and pepper, to taste
1 Tbsp
italian seasoning
1/2
onion, lightly chopped
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 Tbsp
butter

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2In a large non-stick pan over medium-low heat, add the e.v. olive oil and butter. Add onions and saute' for about 5 minutes, or until onions start to break down.
3Add beef and increase heat to medium-high, brown until cooked through. Drain.
4Stir in pasta, sauce and half of the Parmesan cheese.
5Spoon into ungreased rectangular pan.
6Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and remaining Parmesan.
7Bake for about 20 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta, Casseroles