/ Main Dishes
prepared, dried penne pasta
garden vegetable sauce
shredded parmesan cheese, divided into halves
mozzarella cheese, low-fat (shredded)
salt and pepper, to taste
onion, lightly chopped
olive oil, extra virgin
How to Make Pasta Casserole
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.
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Posted: Mon, Dec 13, 2010