Italian Pasta Bake

Kimberly Kay


This is an Italian pasta recipe that I found on the back of a package of Penne pasta. Although the original recipe didn't call for it, I also added a quarter cup of dried minced onion.

You could probably also tweek it up a bit by adding a can of diced tomatoes.

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6 to 8
35 Min
20 Min


1 (16 oz.) pkg
penne pasta
1 lb
ground beef (i used ground sirloin)
1 tsp
italian seasoning
3/4 tsp
garlic powder
1 (26 oz.) jar(s)
spaghetti sauce
2/3 c
grated parmesan cheese, divided
2 c
shredded mozzarella cheese

How to Make Italian Pasta Bake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • 2Cook and drain pasta according to package directions.
  • 3Brown meat in a large skillet with the Italian seasoning and garlic powder, then drain.
  • 4Combine pasta, meat and spaghetti sauce, mixing in 1/3 cup of Parmesan cheese; spoon mixture into a 13 X 9-inch baking dish; top with Mozzarella and remaining 1/3 cup of Parmesan.
  • 5Bake 20 minutes, or until heated through.

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About Italian Pasta Bake

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Regional Style: Italian