Penne Bake with Sausage and Roasted Tomatoes
Servings Prep Time
8servings 30minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
30minutes 1hour
Servings Prep Time
8servings 30minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
30minutes 1hour
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Bring large pot of water to a boil (move onto next steps while waiting for pot to boil). Once water comes to a boil, cook pasta according to instructions until al dente and drain when finished.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 F and spray a 9×13 inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Heat olive oil in large skillet, add onion and garlic and cook until translucent (about 2-3 minutes).
  4. Add sausage and cooked until no longer pink.
  5. Add crushed tomatoes, Italian seasoning, fresh basil, thawed and drained spinach, salt and pepper. Bring to boil and reduce to a simmer for 5 minutes. Combine sauce and cooked pasta. Stir in ricotta cheese and 1/4 cup of shredded Parmesan and 1/4 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese. Transfer to baking dish and top with remaining 1 cup of mozzarella cheese. Top with halved cherry tomatoes and transfer to oven.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes until cheese turns golden brown.
Recipe Notes

Recipe inspired by Skinnytaste and Mom (Cindy Connoley).