Bow Tie Pasta Bake

Total Time
15 mins
15 mins

This is pasta packed with flavor. The dry salad dressing mix gives it that extra punch. It has only 4 ingredients, so it falls into my favorite cooking category - quick and easy! I got this from Quick Cooking magazine and modified it a little. The original recipe called for only a 16 oz jar of garlic and onion spaghetti sauce, but I use any flavor of sauce and increased the jar size to 26 oz.

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  • 8 ounces uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 1 (26 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 (2/3 ounce) envelope Italian salad dressing mix
  • 8 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Cook and then drain pasta.
  2. In a bowl, combine the spaghetti sauce and salad dressing mix.
  3. Add pasta and toss to coat.
  4. Transfer to a greased shallow 2-qt baking dish.
  5. Sprinkle with all of the cheese.
  6. Bake, uncovered, at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until heated through.