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Looking for a quick easy pasta recipe.

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Asked by Onmyown2727 at 5:55 PM on Mar. 10, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • I use this one I got off a website a long while ago. My dh and kids love it & its easy.

    16 ounces penne pasta
    1 pound lean ground beef
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1 (28-ounce) jar tomato-based pasta sauce
    6 ounces ricotta cheese
    1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
    Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.
    Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C).
    In a large skillet brown ground beef with garlic until no longer pink, about 10 minutes; drain.
    Add pasta sauce and ricotta cheese; stir to blend. Transfer to a large casserole dish. Stir in pasta.
    Bake, covered, for 10 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top.
    Bake another 5 minutes until golden and bubbly.

    Answer by gemgem at 5:57 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • rainbow rotini,tomato sauce, oregano, garlic, basil, a touch of honey, top with parmesaen

    Answer by tirelessefforts at 5:59 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • if you like spaghetti red i have a good recipe..
    sautee' 1 whole onion (half if your not a fan) and 4 cloves of garlic in extra virgin olive oil.
    after sauteed put 2 or 3 cans of tomato sauce in with the onion and garlic.
    brown meat if you want it in your sauce and add to the sauce.
    its an easy recipe and its really easy and good!
    good luck!

    Answer by whitneyw90 at 6:00 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • basil, garlic, olive oil, spinach & parm.cheese. Nummy!

    Answer by cheekycherub at 6:09 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • In a large pot, put 1 lb. of penne pasta in HOT water to soak. In large pot, add olive oil, diced onion and saute, Add cut up boneless chicken breast and chopped garlic (about 3 cloves). Stir so this mixture doesn't burn. Then add your favorite jar sauce. Simmer for about 15 minutes. Drain pasta, add to pot with 1 cup of water. Simmer about 15 more minutes adding a little more water if needed. When pasta is cooked serve with garlic bread and top with parmesan or mozzarella cheese.

    Answer by foreverb3 at 6:59 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • I like mixing a cup of sour cream and thawed chopped spinach to any jarred marinara sauce. Sometimes I add cooked crumbled ground beef too.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 8:28 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • I serve this it over broccoli (and I make double the sauce).
    Pasta with Finger-Licking Peanut Sauce
    1/2 cup low or no sodium vegetable broth
    1/4 cup chunky peanut butter (I use smooth)
    1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
    3 tablespoons brown sugar
    2 tablespoons rice vinegar
    2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
    2 teaspoons chile paste with garlic (add to taste, it is pretty spicey)
    4 garlic cloves, minced
    8 ounces uncooked whole wheat angel hair
    1 pound extra-firm tofu, drained and cubed (optional)
    1 cup (2-inch) sliced green onions
    1 cup shredded carrot
    Combine first 8 ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until smooth, stirring frequently (this can also be done in the microwave; use a tempered glass bowl, like pyrex, cook for 20 seconds, stir, repeat until smooth). Remove from heat. Cook pasta in boiling water 8 minutes, omitting salt and fat. Add tofu, onions, and carrot; drai

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:46 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • I was going to post the same recipe as rkoloms did

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 6:11 PM on Mar. 12, 2011

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