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Baked Penne Rigate Recipe

A great weeknight pasta dish loaded with delicious cheese and marinara sauce.
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Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:30 mins
Total Time:40 mins


  • 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


  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese


  • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.
  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Add your penne rigate to the boiling water. Cook as directed on the packaging for al dente.
  • In a bowl combine the cheeses, eggs and salt and pepper.
  • 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.
  • Scoop your cheese mixture on top of your pasta. Spread evenly. Bake for 18-20 minutes.
  • Pull out from the oven and drizzle the remaining marinara sauce on top and then sprinkle with the 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese.
  • Place back in the oven and bake another 5-10 minutes.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: cheese, melted cheese, string cheese, marinara sauce, pasta