Easy Italian Bake

SERVES 4

PREP TIME 5 minutes

COOK TIME 25 minutes

TOTAL TIME 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts

NUTRITION FACTS

Serving Size: 332g
Servings: 4

Calories: 590

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat24g31%
Saturated Fat7g35%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol20mg23%
Sodium1130mg49%
Carbohydrates50g20%
Dietary Fiber10g36%
Total Sugar7g
Added Sugar0g 0%
Protein40g
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 2%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 50mg 35%
Iron 5mg 30%
Potassium 250mg 15%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

ZENB Pasta Agile and Roasted Tomato Gourmet Pasta Sauce bake up nice with bubbly cheese in Easy Italian Bake. In 30 minutes, you can have a hearty meal that is an excellent source of protein.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon each kosher salt & ground black pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 box (15 ounces) ZENB Roasted Tomato Gourmet Sauce
  • 2-2/3 cups (8 ounces) ZENB Pasta Agile, uncooked
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

INSTRUCTIONS

1.

Preheat oven to 400°F. Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add onions, garlic, seasoning, salt & pepper. Cook 3-4 minutes until softened. Add meat; cook 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until done.

2.

Stir in ZENB Roasted Tomato Gourmet Sauce, ZENB Pasta Agile, Parmesan and half the basil. Cook 1 minute or until heated through. Spoon mixture into a 2 quart baking dish. Sprinkle with mozzarella. Cover tightly with foil.

3.

Bake 12-15 minutes, until cheese is melted and pasta is tender.

4.

Sprinkle with remaining basil before serving.

Tasty Tips

Using lean ground meat eliminates the need for a draining step in this recipe, keeping cook time and dishes to a minimum.

Substitute plant-based protein for the turkey to make a vegetarian dish.

Substitute ZENB Roasted  Bell Pepper Gourmet Sauce for the Roasted Tomato Gourmet Sauce.

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