Throw-Together Pasta Bake
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
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
4 Tbsp margarine
1-2 tsp garlic powder
1-2 tsp dried parsley flakes
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.
Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.
Allow to sit for 5-10 minutes.
Use as butter spread for dinner rolls.