Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Episode: Easy Bake Menu
Save Recipe Print
Total:
50 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
40 min
Yield:
about 6 to 8 main course servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
50 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
40 min
Yield:
about 6 to 8 main course servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Quick Tomato Sauce:

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Bring a large pot of water to a boil, salt generously, and boil the pasta until al dente, tender but still slightly firm. Drain.

Toss the cooked pasta with the marinara sauce, cubed mozzarella, half the Parmesan cheese, black pepper, and pepper flakes. Transfer the pasta to an oiled 9 by 13-inch baking dish. Cover the top of the pasta with the sliced mozzarella, and sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan. Bake until lightly browned and hot, about 30 minutes. Serve immediately.

Quick Tomato Sauce:

Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook the sausage until beginning to brown, about 3 minutes. Add the onion and garlic, stirring, until lightly browned, about 3 minutes more. Add the tomatoes and the herb sprigs and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.

Remove and discard the herb sprigs. Stir in the salt and season with pepper, to taste. Use now or store covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 days, or freeze for up to 2 months.

Pairs well with Sangiovese

My Private Notes

Add a Note
More from:

Potluck Parties

Get the Recipe

Beer Can Cauliflower

Move over, chicken. There's a new grill star in town.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Baked Ziti

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Baked Penne with Roasted Vegetables

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Baked Bean Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Italian Baked Chicken and Pastina

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Baked Ziti

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Baked Ziti

Recipe courtesy of Raven Symone

Baked Ziti

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Baked Ziti

Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine

Baked Ziti

Recipe courtesy of Peter Bastulli

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Check Out Our

          Get a sneak-peek of the new Food Network recipe page and give us your feedback.

          See it Now!

          Latest Stories