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Baked Penne Bolognese Casserole

Baked Penne Bolognese CasseroleA quick, easy and delicious casserole the whole family will enjoy.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound dry penne pasta, prepared according to package directions
1 pound lean ground beef
1 onion, chopped
3 to 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 (12-ounce) can tomato paste
1 cup warm water
1 cup milk
1/3 cup dry red wine or water
4 teaspoons MAGGI Reduced Sodium Beef Flavor Instant Bouillon
1 tablespoon dried Italian herb seasoning
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Italian blend or mozzarella cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Combine beef, onion and garlic in large saucepan; cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 6 minutes or until beef is no longer pink. Drain.
  3. Stir in tomato paste, water, milk, wine, bouillon and Italian herb seasoning; cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 to 15 minutes or until flavors are blended.
  4. Layer ingredients as follows in 13x9x2-inch baking dish: half of pasta, half of sauce and half of cheese. Repeat layers; cover.
  5. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.