Easy Baked Pasta

Total Time
1hr 5mins
5 mins
1 hr

This is a variation on a recipe that Alan Alda showed on Martha Stewart Living. It tastes wonderful! And it leaves no mess! Very simple to make. You can use any medium size pasta (penne, elbow, shells etc...) that you have on hand. I have even made it with a mixture of 3 kinds of left over pasta.

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  1. Pour the pasta (uncooked) into a large casserole dish.
  2. Pour the Olive Oil over the pasta, stir it up, and let it sit for about 20 minutes.
  3. Pour the tomato sauce and diced tomatoes over the pasta; stir.
  4. Add the seasonings and stir.
  5. Cover and bake in a 400 degree oven for 40 minute.
  6. Stir a couple of times while baking to avoid the top becoming crusty.
  7. After cooking stir in the parmesan cheese and serve.