Baked Penne Casserole

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Makes 4-6 servings. This recipe can be double easily and cooked in a 10x13 baking pan.


  • 8 ounces of penne Pasta, cooked and drained
  • 1/2 pound ground beef, cooked and drained (add some spices while cooking if desired)
  • 1 26-ounce jar of your favorite Pasta sauce (or about 3 cups of your homemade sauce)
  • 2 c. mozzarella Cheese, shredded (you can also add a little Parmesan cheese if you have it on hand)
  • parsley, dried or fresh and chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together cooked Pasta, Beef, sauce and 1 c. of the shredded Cheese.
  3. Place Pasta mixture into baking dish and cover with lid or aluminum foil.
  4. Bake for 30–35 minutes.
  5. Take dish out of the oven and remove cover, top with remaining 1 c. of shredded Cheese and sprinkle with parsley.
  6. Bake for another 8–10 minutes.