|Pepperoni Pasta Bake|
The sauce, cheese and pepperoni do add the great taste of pizza topping flavor to the pasta.
To start making the pasta bake you stir together cooked penne pasta, your favorite spaghetti sauce, red pepper flakes, pepperoni, and mozzarella cheese. Pour the mixture into a prepared baking dish, top with more cheese and bake for about 30 minutes. Take out of the oven and let it cool for about 10 minutes and serve. Your dinner is ready to enjoy:)
Pepperoni Pasta Bake
|Quartered Pepperoni Slices|
1-1/2 cups dry penne pasta
2-1/2 cups spaghetti sauce
¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2/3 cup quartered sliced pepperoni (cut slices into quarters)
1 1/2-cups mozzarella cheese, divided
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water and set aside.
2. In a large mixing bowl stir the spaghetti sauce with the red pepper flakes.
|Pasta with Spaghetti Sauce and Red Pepper Flakes|
|Pasta with Sauce, Cheese, and Pepperoni|
5. Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove foil and bake 10 minutes longer or until bubbly.
6. Remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Makes approximately 4 servings