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Baked Pasta With Ricotta And Spinach Recipe: have dinner on the table in 20 minutes or less! Delicious pasta is tossed with a homemade tomato ricotta sauce.

Baked Pasta With Ricotta And Spinach

Baked Pasta With Ricotta And Spinach Recipe: have dinner on the table in 20 minutes or less! Delicious pasta is tossed with a homemade tomato-ricotta sauce.
Course Entree
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Tiffany Bendayan

Ingredients

  • 1 Box of Tri-Color Rotini
  • 1/2 Onion chopped
  • 2 Cloves Garlic chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon of Italian Seasoning
  • 1 oz Large Can of Pureed Tomatoes 28
  • 1/2 Cup of Ricotta
  • 8 oz of frozen spinach thawed
  • Salt And Pepper
  • 1 Cup of Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 Teaspoon of Olive Oil

Instructions

  1. Place a pot of water to a boil. Add salt
  2. Cook pasta for 6 minutes (or at least 2-3 minutes before al dente)
  3. In a skillet over medium heat add the olive oil
  4. Cook the onion and garlic until softened. Add the Italian seasoning, salt and pepper
  5. Add the spinach and continue cooking until softened
  6. Add the tomato puree and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Whisk in the ricotta until combined
  7. Drain the pasta in a colander and mix it in with the tomato sauce
  8. Place entire contents in an oven safe dish
  9. Preheat the broiler
  10. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top
  11. Broil for 2-3 minutes or until the cheese has melted and starts toasting up
  12. Enjoy!