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Penne Pasta Casserole

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Penne Pasta Casserole

Penne Pasta Casserole

Tender penne pasta baked in a meaty tomato sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese

Prep Time 20 minutes

Cook Time 45 minutes

Yield

6 servings (1-1/4 cups each)

Ingredients

1 Pound ground sirloin beef or ground turkey
3 Cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (3 cups = 12 oz)
1 can (14.5 oz ea) Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic & Oregano, undrained
1 can (6 oz ea) Hunt's® Tomato Paste
1 large onion, chopped (1 large = about 1 cup)
3 *serving PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
12 Ounce dry penne pasta, uncooked (12 oz = 3 cups)
1/2 Cup water

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Brown meat with onions in large skillet; drain. Stir in tomatoes with their liquid, the tomato paste and water; cook until heated through, stirring occasionally. Set aside.
  3. Spray 13x9-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Add tomato mixture and 2 cups of the cheese; toss to coat. Spoon into prepared dish; sprinkle evenly with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until casserole is heated through and cheese is melted.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1-1/4 cups
Vitamin C 12.3 mg
Vitamin A 665.2 iu
Iron 4.9 mg
Total Fat 17.6 g
Calories 563
Saturated Fat 9 g
Sodium 811.2 mg
Cholesterol 77.7 mg
Carbohydrate 58 g
Dietary Fiber 5.7 g
Protein 40.9 g
Sugars 7.8 g
Calcium 448.6 mg

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