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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 417.4
  • Total Fat: 10.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 14.0 mg
  • Sodium: 726.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 70.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.8 g
  • Protein: 17.2 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Baked Penne with Summer Squash & Mushrooms calories by ingredient
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Baked Penne with Summer Squash & Mushrooms

Submitted by: AMBERAMA76

Introduction

A simple kid pleasing way to sneak vegetables into a favorite pasta meal. This dish is especially easy to make because the recie calls for jarred pasta sauce. A simple kid pleasing way to sneak vegetables into a favorite pasta meal. This dish is especially easy to make because the recie calls for jarred pasta sauce.
Number of Servings: 5

Ingredients

    1 tbsp olive oil
    6 oz mushrooms slice
    2 medium zucchini quartered and sliced
    1 medium yellow squahs quartered and sliced
    1 red or green bell pepper diced
    4 cloves of garlic crushed
    2.5 cups of prepared pasta sauce
    1/4 cup torn fresh basil
    10 oz whole wheat penne
    1/2 cup 2% mozzarella cheese
    1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese

Directions

1. Heat a large pot of water for the pasts, preheat the oven to 350F. Lightly grease a 9x13" baking dish

2. heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the mushrooms and season with salt and pepper to taste. Saute until the mushrooms give up their juice, about 5 minutes. Add the zucchini, yellow squahs, bell pepper, garlic, and salt and pepper to taste. Saute until the vegetables are softened, about 4 minutes. Remove rom heat and stir in the sauce and basil.

3. Cook the pasta in the boiling water until al dente Drain briefly.

4. Transfer the pasta to the baking dish, add the sauce, half of the mozzarella and half of the parmesan; mix well. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top.

5. bake for 20-30 mnutes until heated through.

6. Serve Hot.

HINT: The dish can ve covered and held in the refrigerator for up to 6 hours. Increase the baking time by 15 minutes if the dish goes into the oven cold.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DOVASARY76.






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