Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a great, Italian recipe. You can make it with meat or without for a vegetarian meal. Got it out of a magazine. Prep. time is more if your meat is not cooked.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Coat 2 1/2 quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Cook pasta; drain; rinse with cold water.
  3. In bowl, combine marinara, mozzarella, spinach or broccoli, cottage cheese or ricotta, 6 T Parmesan, salt and pepper. Stir in pasta and chopped, cooked chicken (or ground beef); transfer to baking dish.
  4. Stir together bread crumbs, Parmesan and oil; sprinkle over pasta. Bake until hot, 25-30 minutes.


Most Helpful

This pasta was wonderful! I used feta cheese, chicken and frozen broccoli. I loved how the pasta soaked up the sauce after baking. I also added sauteed onions and garlic, and added some fresh herbs to the sauce. Thanks!

yamakarasu September 29, 2012

I LOVED this recipe! I added Italian sausage, garlic and basil and instead of the breadcrumb topping I used the left over mozzarella cheese. It was amazing!

Mausea June 30, 2011

So yummy! I used 1.25lbs of ground beef and used fat free cottage cheese, spinach and bow tie pasta. I didn't have any bread crumbs so omitted that part. This was delicious!

Lil Sis March 01, 2010

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