Italian Penne Bake

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Luvs 2 Cook

This homey casserole contains all the great pasta dish ingredients - marinara sauce, mushrooms, onion, green pepper, pepperoni, and lots of cheese.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 cups dry penne pasta
  • 12 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 12 cup quartered thinly sliced onion
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into thin bite-sized strips
  • 3 ounces sliced turkey pepperoni or 3 ounces turkey, canadian styled bacon cut up
  • 1 12 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
  • 1 12 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 12 teaspoons italian seasoning
  • 12 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups marina pasta sauce
  • 1 cup shredded Italian cheese blend


  1. Lightly coat a 2 quart rectangular baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain well, return to sauce pan.
  3. In a large skillet cook mushrooms, onions, sweet peppers, pepperoni and garlic in hot oil for 5 minutes. Add veggie mixture and marinara sauce to pasta; toss to coat. Spread mixture in baking pan.
  4. Bake covered, in a 350 degree oven about 25 minutes or until heated through.
  5. Uncover and sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, about 5 minutes until cheese is melted.

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