3-Cheese Baked Pasta

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3-Cheese Baked Pasta

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Recipe Data

6
Servings
10min
Prep
35min
Total

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Description

It's like the best combination of baked ziti and your favorite cheese lasagna. Plus, it's vegetarian and can be made in just 35 minutes.

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Ingredients
Serves 6
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1(16-oz.) pkg. Gustare Vita penne rigate
1(17.6-oz.) jar Gustare Vita tomato basil pasta sauce
1medium yellow onion, finely chopped
2 clove(s)garlic, minced
1 tsp.Hy-Vee red pepper flakes, optional
1 c.Hy-Vee low-fat ricotta cheese
¼ c.Hy-Vee finely shredded Parmesan cheese
1(8-oz.) pkg. That's Smart! shredded Colby Jack cheese, divided
Fresh basil, chopped, for garnish

Things To Grab

  • 9x13-inch glass baking dish
  • Stockpot
  • Colander
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 large bowls

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 9x13-inch glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. Cook pasta according to package directions for al dente. Drain; set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, mix together pasta sauce, chopped onion, minced garlic, and red pepper flakes; fold in cooked pasta. In another large bowl, mix together ricotta and Parmesan cheese.

  3. Place half of the pasta into the prepared baking dish. Dollop ricotta and Parmesan mixture over pasta and sprinkle with half of the shredded Colby cheese. Cover with remaining pasta, and top with remaining Colby cheese.

  4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until heated through and cheese has melted. Remove from oven and garnish with fresh basil, if desired. 

Nutrition facts

Servings

570 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 23g
  • Cholesterol: 50mg
  • Sodium: 490mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 65g
  • Protein: 25g

Daily Values

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Iron 15%
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Calcium 35%
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Vitamin D 0%
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Potassium 6%

Recipe Source:

Hy-Vee That's Smart! Colby Jack Cheese package