Enjoy a meat lover's pasta bake with Pasta Bake with Meat Sauce & Cheese. It's also a cheese lover's pasta bake, but they'll dig the meat sauce too.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 14 servings
1 lb. fettuccine, uncooked
1 lb. extra-lean ground beef
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups OLIVO by CLASSICO Traditional Pasta Sauce
1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
2 cups POLLY-O Natural Part Skim Ricotta Cheese
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
1/2 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350°F.
Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
Meanwhile, brown meat with onions and garlic in large skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat. Stir in pasta sauce and Italian seasoning; simmer on medium-low heat 5 min., stirring occasionally. Stir in basil and crushed pepper.
Spread 3/4 cup meat sauce onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Drain pasta; place in medium bowl. Add ricotta and half the remaining meat sauce; mix lightly. Spoon over meat sauce in baking dish; top with remaining meat sauce, mozzarella and Parmesan.
Bake 25 to 30 min. or until heated through. Let stand 10 min. before serving.
Prepare using tagliatelle, linguine or pappardelle pasta.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 28g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
14 servings, 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.