Baked Pasta

A spicy pasta casserole, a good one to serve a crowd. Of course you can use more or less seasonings to suit your taste.

Baked Pasta
 
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Pasta baked with a spicy tomato and ground beef sauce.
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 4 cups penne or other small pasta
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1 can (28 oz.) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon basil
  • ½ teaspoon dried chilies
  • ½ teaspoon Tobasco sauce
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (15 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese
  • 2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta and drain.
  2. In a large saucepan, brown the ground beef, garlic and onion. Drain fat. Add tomatoes, brown sugar, and seasonings. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Stir in the tomato sauce and pasta.
  3. Cut cream cheese into ½ inch cubes and stir into the meat sauce.
  4. Put the mixture in a 4 quart casserole dish, or 9 x 13 inch pan. Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese on top. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 30 to 35 minutes. Makes 8 servings.

 

 

One Review of Baked Pasta

  1. Luscious February 21, 2017 at 12:11 pm #

    The creamy pasta is a very delicious dish its has all the meat u need for a meals
    Thanks for this recipe

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