I had some leftover homemade spaghetti sauce in the fridge from the other night and decided to use it up for dinner tonight. I did not want plain old spaghetti again so I decided to jazz it up a bit and bake it. And this is what I came up with.
Baked Penne Marinara
(Source: Amber's Delectable Delights )
8 oz penne pasta
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
1-2 cups spaghetti sauce
1 Tbls butter
1/3 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
- Preheat oven to 350.
- Cook and drain pasta and mix with ricotta cheese. Place in bottom of small baking dish.
- Place desired amount of spaghetti sauce over the noodles. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese
- Melt butter in small saucepan (or in the microwave) and mix with breadcrumbs.
- Top spaghetti sauce with breadcrumb mixture and Parmesan cheese (if desired). Bake at 350 for 20-30 minutes or until sauce is bubbly and breadcrumbs are browned.