Italian Pasta Bake
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 6 to 8 servings
  • Preparation Time: 35 minutes
  • 1 (16 oz.) box penne pasta, uncooked
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 (26 oz.) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 2 cups shredded Mozzarella cheese
DIRECTIONS
  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 pasta 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 Parmesan.
  5. Bake 20 minutes, or until heated through.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This is a delicious Italian pasta recipe that I found on the back of a package of Penne pasta.