RECIPE: Baked Penne

Baked Penne

  • 1 lb penne pasta
  • 1 jar of Spaghetti Sauce
  • ½ carton Ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 TB Italian Seasoning
  • Mozzarella cheese (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook the pasta al dente (1 min less than it says on the box)
  2. Mix together the cheeses, egg, and Italian seasoning.
  3. Spoon a thin layer of spaghetti sauce in the bottom of a 9×13 pan.
  4. Layer pasta, spaghetti sauce, then the cheese mix. Repeat. (so in the pan you have a little sauce, then pasta, sauce, cheese, pasta, sauce, cheese)
  5. Top with some shredded mozzarella cheese. (optional)
  6. Bake for about 15-20 mins, until nice & bubbly and golden brown on top.

Recipe Source: Hi! It’s Jilly


Personal Review: Speed and toddler friendly. Those are the two requirements I have now when searching for new recipes. This one fulfills both of those needs.

It’s very flavorful and easy to throw together.

Definitely something that makes a great weeknight meal, pair it with a veggie and salad and you’ve got a great full meal that your whole family will enjoy.