Penne Pasta Bake

Certainly! Here’s the full recipe for the quick and delicious Penne Pasta Bake:

Easy Penne Pasta Bake


  • 1 box penne pasta, cooked according to package instructions
  • 1 jar marinara sauce
  • 1 bag shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat the Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Cook Penne Pasta:
    • Cook the penne pasta according to the instructions on the package. Make sure to cook it al dente. Drain the pasta and set it aside.
  3. Assemble the Dish:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked penne pasta and the jar of marinara sauce. Mix until the pasta is evenly coated with the sauce.
  4. Layer with Cheese:
    • Transfer half of the sauced penne pasta into a baking dish. Sprinkle a generous layer of shredded mozzarella cheese over the pasta.
  5. Repeat the Layers:
    • Add the remaining sauced penne pasta on top of the cheese layer. Cover the top with another layer of shredded mozzarella cheese.
  6. Bake in the Oven:
    • Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil. Bake in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  7. Serve and Enjoy:
    • Once out of the oven, let it cool for a few minutes before serving. Scoop out generous portions and enjoy the cheesy goodness!

Optional Additions:

  • Feel free to customize your Penne Pasta Bake by adding cooked ground beef, sausage, or vegetables to the sauce for extra flavor and texture.


  • This recipe is not only quick and easy but also versatile. You can add your favorite ingredients to make it your own. Enjoy!

This Penne Pasta Bake is sure to be a hit at any gathering, and it’s perfect for sharing with friends. Enjoy!

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