Pasta casserole

Pasta casserole

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Editorial Team at Kitchen Stories

"When you lead a busy life, finding time to cook a proper dinner can be difficult. Sound familiar? Then be sure to give this casserole a try. Simply toss the ingredients in a baking dish, place it in the oven, and then say hello to dinner forty short minutes later. A delicious and balanced meal that doesn’t eat up your precious free time in the evenings. Win-win situation, right?"

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

10 min

Baking

40 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
3
tomatoes
½
zucchini
Penne rigate (pre-cooked)
½
garlic
125
mozzarella cheese
275
tomato sauce
1 tsp
dried oregano
salt
pepper
Parmesan cheese (for sprinkling)
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Utensils

oven, knife, cutting board, ladle, baking dish, grater

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Nutrition per serving

Cal406
Fat11 g
Protein15 g
Carb65 g
  • Step 1/2

    • 3 tomatoes
    • ½ zucchini
    • ½ garlic
    • 125 mozzarella cheese
    • oven
    • knife
    • cutting board

    Preheat oven to 200°C/392°F. Cut tomatoes into slices. Slice zucchini into long strips. Peel and mince garlic. Cut mozzarella in slices as well.

  • Step 2/2

    • 275 tomato sauce
    • Penne rigate (pre-cooked)
    • 1 tsp dried oregano
    • Parmesan cheese (for sprinkling)
    • salt
    • pepper
    • ladle
    • baking dish
    • grater

    Spread out some tomato sauce at the bottom of a baking dish and top with a single layer of each your par-cooked pasta and tomato slices. Sprinkle salt, pepper and some minced garlic on the tomatoes. Repeat layering with the tomato sauce, pasta, tomato slices and aromatics. Finish with tomato sauce on top. Then put the zucchini slices on top in a single layer and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place the mozzarella slices on top of that in a single layer as well and sprinkle with oregano. Grate parmesan cheese over the mozzarella. Bake for approx. 40 mins or until the cheese is melted and golden brown. Allow to cool slightly after baking.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Pasta casserole

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