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Baked Penne Rigate Recipe

A great weeknight pasta dish loaded with delicious cheese and marinara sauce.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword cheese, melted cheese, string cheese, marinara sauce, pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb Penne Rigate Pasta
  • 2 cups Ricotta Cheese
  • 1 cup Mozzarella Cheese
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 jar of Marinara Sauce

Topping

  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese

Instructions

  1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Add your penne rigate to the boiling water. Cook as directed on the packaging for al dente.

  4. In a bowl combine the cheeses, eggs and salt and pepper.
  5. When pasta is cooked place drained pasta in the base of a pan (heat safe). Pour 1/2 of the marinara sauce on top of pasta. Stir to combine.

  6. Scoop your cheese mixture on top of your pasta. Spread evenly. Bake for 18-20 minutes.
  7. Pull out from the oven and drizzle the remaining marinara sauce on top and then sprinkle with the 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese.
  8. Place back in the oven and bake another 5-10 minutes.