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Cheesy Pasta Bake Meal - Freezer Friendly & Hearty, Quick Meal

Cheesy Pasta Bake – Freezer Friendly & Hearty Meal with Barilla Pronto! #OnePotPronto


Ingredients

  • Box of pasta (your choice – we like ziti, penne or rotini)
  • 2 jars of spaghetti sauce (28 oz)
  • 2 cups, shredded Mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 lb of Italian Sausage
  • 1 tsp fresh, chopped basil
  • 1 tsp fresh,chopped oregano
  • 1/2 tsp fresh, chopped rosemary (herbs are to taste)

Instructions

  1. Remove sausage casing and saute the sausage until it is golden brown, crumbling it as you go. Set sausage aside.
  2. Add 2 jars of sauce and fresh herbs to the sausage.
  3. Reduce heat to medium- low and let the sauce simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. In separate pan, prepare pasta per package instructions.
  5. Once prepared, add sauce and sausage mixing thoroughly.
  6. Spoon 1/2 mixture into baking dish.
  7. Layer 1 cup of mozzarella cheese on top and 1/2 of the Parmesan cheese.
  8. Spoon remaining mixture into dish.
  9. Top with remaining mozzarella & parmesan cheeses.
  10. Bake covered for 15 minutes at 350 degrees.
  11. Uncover & finish baking for 5 more minutes to melt the cheese.
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