This Easy No-Boil Pasta Bake is the perfect weeknight family dinner. A one pan meal that requires just 5 minutes of prep, you will love it! This dish is super simple and easy to customize with your favorite sauce, protein and veggies.
1(16 ounce)package of penne, ziti or fusilli pasta
2(16 ounce)jars of marinara or pasta sauce*
3cupsbroccoli or veggies of choicecut into bite-sized pieces
1packagechicken sausagecut into bite-sized rounds
½cupgrated parmesan cheese
salt and pepperto taste
Preheat the oven 400 degrees F. Dice the chicken sausage into bite-sized rounds and if necessary, cut the vegetables into bite-sized pieces.
Assemble the pasta bake. In a 9x13 inch baking dish, add about ¼ cup sauce to the bottom of the pan. Top the sauce with pasta, chicken sausage, vegetables, parmesan cheese, water and jars of marinara sauce. Then add salt, black pepper, garlic cloves, and Italian seasoning.
Using a large spoon, mix all ingredients together in the pan until well combined.
Top with mozzarella cheese, cover the pan with aluminum foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove foil from the baking dish and bake for another 10-15 minutes, uncovered. Then, broil for about 90 seconds until the cheese bubbles (optional).
* NOTE: you can use jars of sauce that range in size from 16-24 ounces.
The Easiest No-Boil Pasta Bake
Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutritional information is based on third-party calculations and should be considered estimates. Actual nutritional content will vary with brands used, measuring methods, portion sizes and more.