Easy Peasy Pasta Dish

Busy week with school work, evening events and sports?

This dish will save you time cooking and your family will enjoy it.

Ingredients

  • 1 pack of giant pasta shells
  • 1 15oz tub of fat-free ricotta cheese
  • 1 large can of chopped tomatoes in sauce
  • 1 handful of grated cheese
  • 1 handful of fresh mozzarella
  • 1 small bunch of fresh basil
  • Garlic powder and black pepper to taste

1-2-3 ready cook!

  • Turn the oven on, setting it to 350 Fahrenheit
  • Boil a pot of water … use a pot big enough to hold the giant pasta shells
  • Once boiling, add the giant pasta shells
  • Boil for about 15 mins or until they are just borderline al dente
  • While the pasta is boiling, mix the cheeses together in a bowl
  • Chop the fresh basil and add it to the cheese mix
  • Open your tomato can and mix in pepper + garlic powder
  • Assuming the pasta is al dente, drain and rinse in cold water
  • Place the pasta shells in a large lasagne tray
  • Point the opening of the pasta shells up, so you can fill them with the cheese mix
  • Fill and/or cover the pasta shells with the cheese mix
  • Make sure to cover most of the pasta with a thin layer
  • Pour the tomato sauce over the cheese
  • Place the dish in the oven and bake it for 25-30 minutes

Voila, dinner is served!

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