Penne Pasta Casserole


Prep Time 20-30 MIN

Cook Time 20-30 MIN

Serves 6


  • 1 can (540 mL) Aylmer® Accents® Petite Cut Stewed Tomatoes with Garlic & Olive Oil
  • 1 can (156 mL) Hunt's® Tomato Paste
  • PAM® Original no-stick cooking spray
  • 3 cups dry penne pasta, uncooked
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 cups (12 oz) shredded mozzarella cheese

Tender penne pasta baked in a meaty tomato sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese.


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain
  3. Brown meat with onions in large skillet; drain. Stir in Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes with their liquid, the tomato paste and water; cook until heated through, stir occasionally.
  4. In large bowl, add pasta, tomato and beef mixture and 2 cups of cheese; toss to coat.
  5. Spray 13x9 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Spoon mixture into dish; sprinkle with remaining cheese
  6. Bake 25 minutes, or until casserole is heated through and cheese is melted