Four Cheese Baked Penne Recipe

Looking for an easy Four Cheese Baked Penne recipe? Learn how to make Four Cheese Baked Penne using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by tjscott121

Makes 8 servings



A delicious and healthy baked penne, has a good amount of protein as well as fiber. Did i mention easy

Recipe Ingredients for Four Cheese Baked Penne

1 1/2 cups lowfat cottage cheese
1 1/4 cups mozzarella
1 cup part-skim ricotta
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 pound whole wheat penne
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, chopped
15 oz crushed tomatoes
8 oz tomato sauce
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried rosemary
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan

Recipe Directions for Four Cheese Baked Penne

Heat oven to 400. Combine cottage cheese, 1/2 cup mozzarella, ricotta and parsley in a bowl. Cook pasta until tender but still firm; drain. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Add garlic; cook, stirring, 30 seconds more. Add tomatoes, sauce, oregano, rosemary, salt, pepper flakes and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat; simmer until sauce thickens slightly, about 10 minutes. Add pasta; turn off heat. Stir in cheese-parsley mixture. Coat a 9" x 13" glass baking dish with cooking spray; transfer pasta mixture to dish. Top with remaining 3/4 cup mozzarella and Parmesan. Bake until heated through and cheese melts, 30 minutes.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 251.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
385
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.0g
15%
Saturated Fat
5.0g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
831mg
35%
Potassium
236mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
51.7g
17%
Dietary Fiber
8.6g
34%
Sugars
5.2g
Protein
26.1g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 34% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
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