Throw-Together Pasta Bake


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Serves 8 | Prep Time 45 | Cook Time 30

Why I Love This Recipe

So last night I realized my wallet was empty and my cupboards were pretty darn bare and the family was whining about how hungry they were. I began looking around the kitchen and came up with this dish that turned out very well to my surprise!


Ingredients You'll Need

Pasta Dish:
1 box Cavatapi (or other pasta shape)
1 medium tomato
3 Tbsp fresh parsely, minced
8 0z block fresh mozarella, shredded
1 jar tomato basil pasta sauce
salt

Garlic Spread:
4 Tbsp margarine
1-2 tsp garlic powder
1-2 tsp dried parsley flakes
dash salt
Dinner Rolls


Directions

Pasta Dish:


Prepare pasta according to package directions.


Meanwhile, chop parsley and tomatoes.


Shred mozarella, set 1/2 of it aside.


Drain Pasta, place back in pot, add pasta sauce, tomatoes, parsely and half of the shredded mozarella. Combine until even.


Pour into a buttered casserole dish, top with rest of mozarella.


Bake at 350F approximately 20 minutes or until desired tenderness.


Garlic Spread:


Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.


Allow to sit for 5-10 minutes.


Use as butter spread for dinner rolls.


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