Pasta, Tomato, and Mozzarella Al Forno

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

In 'Pasta' by Eric Treuille and Anna Del Conte

Top Review by luvcookn

This is so quick and easy to put together! I have my two grandsons visiting and they loved it. When I make this again just for DH and I...I will add some hot pepper flakes for a wee kick. I made the recipe as stated using broad curly noodles. Thank you for sharing this really yummy pasta dish!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet; add garlic and cook over med-high heat until fragrant, 1 minute.
  3. Add tomatoes and oregano; simmer rapidly, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 15 minutes.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste; remove and reserve 6 tablespoons tomato sauce from the pan.
  5. Meanwhile, cook pasta in a large pot of boiling, salted water, until just firm to the bite; drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water.
  6. Toss drained pasta with remaining sauce, adding reserved water as needed.
  7. Place half the pasta in an oiled 13 x 9 inch baking dish; cover with half the mozzarella and half the Parmesan.
  8. Top with remaining pasta; cover with reserved tomato sauce and remaining mozzarella; sprinkle with remaining parmesan.
  9. Bake until golden and bubbling, 15 minutes.

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