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italian pasta bake

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Kimberly Kay
Toledo, OH

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.

(3 ratings)
yield 6 to 8
prep time 35 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For italian pasta bake

  • 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
    spaghetti sauce
  • 2/3 c
    grated parmesan cheese, divided
  • 2 c
    shredded mozzarella cheese

How To Make italian pasta bake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • 2
    Cook and drain pasta according to package directions.
  • 3
    Brown meat in a large skillet with the Italian seasoning and garlic powder, then drain.
  • 4
    Combine 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.
  • 5
    Bake 20 minutes, or until heated through.

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