Quick Baked Pasta

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Total Time
55mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
25 mins

This is the BEST Pasta casserole dish I have come across!If you like ground beef dishes this is the greatest!I always freeze my leftover beef gravy to have on hand for this dish.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Bring 4 quarts of water to a boil.
  2. Heat a large frying pan and add the oil,beef and garlic.
  3. Saute until the meat is tender and then drain excess fat.
  4. Add all remaining ingredients except the cheese for topping and the pasta.
  5. Simmer the mixture while the pasta cooks until just barely tender.
  6. Drain the pasta and mix it with the sauce.
  7. Pour all into a 3 quart glass rectangular baking dish and top with the remaining cheese.
  8. Bake uncovered at 350* for 25 minutes or until all is bubbly hot.
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1 5

Sorry, but was really disappointed. I love quick and easy but found this tasted more like the canned pasta products which may appeal to kids. I really missed the true fresh tomato taste of my favorite bottled marinara that I normally used because it was "masked" by the beef gravy flavor....

5 5

YUM!!!!! This is a great supper, with a salad and some crusty bread! I used ground turkey and fat free half and half and a combination of parmesan/romano. The gravy was from Sunday's rolled eye of the round beef roast that I had studded with garlic cloves and fresh thyme. I didn't have quite 3/4C left so added some red wine then proceeded as the recipe directed. Wonderful--the combination of the beef gravy and marinara sauce is a delight----thank you for posting this.