Baked Penne

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 802 calories
    • Calories 292 calories from fat
    • Fat 33 g
    • Sat Fat 17 g
    • Cholesterol 95 mg
    • Sodium 599 mg
    • Protein 30 g
    • Carbohydrate 100 g
    • Sugar 13 g
    • Fiber 7 g
    • Iron 5 mg
    • Calcium 287 mg

Heat oven to 400° F. Oil a 4-quart casserole dish with 2 teaspoons of the oil. Cook the penne according to the package directions.Meanwhile, heat the remaining tablespoon oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.Add the tomatoes, sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, and ⅛ teaspoon pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until slightly thickened, about 15 minutes.Stir in the cream. Add the cooked penne and toss.Spoon the pasta into the prepared casserole dish and top with dollops of the ricotta. Bake until bubbling, 15 to 20 minutes.

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 teaspoons plus 1 tablespoon olive oil
  2. Check 1 pound dried penne
  3. Check 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  4. Check 2 1/2 pounds beefsteak tomatoes, chopped
  5. Check 1 teaspoon sugar
  6. Check kosher salt and pepper
  7. Check 1/2 cup heavy cream
  8. Check 15 ounces ricotta

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400° F. Oil a 4-quart casserole dish with 2 teaspoons of the oil. Cook the penne according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the remaining tablespoon oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add the tomatoes, sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, and ⅛ teaspoon pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until slightly thickened, about 15 minutes.
  4. Stir in the cream. Add the cooked penne and toss.
  5. Spoon the pasta into the prepared casserole dish and top with dollops of the ricotta. Bake until bubbling, 15 to 20 minutes.