Vegetarian Baked Pasta Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1 pound penne pasta
<br>- 2 tablespoons olive oil
<br>- 8 ounces portobello mushrooms, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
<br>- 1 teaspoon dried basil
<br>- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
<br>- 2 cloves garlic, minced
<br>- 1 (28 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
<br>- 4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
<br>- 8 ounces Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.  Pour a glass of ice water over the pasta to stop the cooking, but do not rinse thoroughly.
<br>step 2: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).  Coat a  9 x 13 glass pan with olive oil.  Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in large skillet.  Add mushrooms.  Cook for 2 minutes then add basil, oregano and garlic and cook 1 minute more.  Add sauce to mushroom mixture and stir.
<br>step 3: To assemble, pour enough sauce in the bottom of the pan to cover.  Combine the remaining sauce and the pasta.  Place one-third of sauced noodles on top of sauce in pan.  Top with 1 cup of mozzarella and one-half of the gorgonzola.  Repeat for a second layer.  Put the final third of the noodles in the pan and top with the final 2 cups of mozzarella.
<br>step 4: Bake for 30 to 45 minutes, or until cheese is browned.  Serve.
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Ingredients
- 1 pound penne pasta
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 8 ounces portobello mushrooms, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 (28 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
- 4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
- 8 ounces Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled

Directions
step 1: Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. Pour a glass of ice water over the pasta to stop the cooking, but do not rinse thoroughly.
step 2: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Coat a 9 x 13 glass pan with olive oil. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in large skillet. Add mushrooms. Cook for 2 minutes then add basil, oregano and garlic and cook 1 minute more. Add sauce to mushroom mixture and stir.
step 3: To assemble, pour enough sauce in the bottom of the pan to cover. Combine the remaining sauce and the pasta. Place one-third of sauced noodles on top of sauce in pan. Top with 1 cup of mozzarella and one-half of the gorgonzola. Repeat for a second layer. Put the final third of the noodles in the pan and top with the final 2 cups of mozzarella.
step 4: Bake for 30 to 45 minutes, or until cheese is browned. Serve.

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