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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 mz164802

Makes 8 servings



From Self magazine. Can make ahead of time - just chill and bake.

Recipe Ingredients for Four Cheese Baked Penne

1 1/2 cups low fat cottage cheese
1 1/4 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1 cup part-skim ricotta
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 pound whole wheat penne pasta
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, chopped
15 oz diced 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, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 251.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
373
Calories from Fat
91
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.1g
16%
Saturated Fat
5.0g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
732mg
30%
Potassium
362mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
49.5g
16%
Dietary Fiber
7.5g
30%
Sugars
3.6g
Protein
25.3g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 32% Iron 21%
* 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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Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
   
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