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To make Baked Veggie Penne, just follow this simple easy to prepare recipe. If there is leftover penne, it makes ideal lunch dish compared to the leftover pizza!

Baked Veggie Penne

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Veggie Penne
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 631 kcal

To make Baked Veggie Penne, just follow this simple easy to prepare recipe. If there is leftover penne, it makes ideal lunch dish compared to the leftover pizza!

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Ingredients

  • 16 Oz. penne
  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 Cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Green bell pepper
  • 1 Red bell pepper
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 8 Oz. mushroom sliced
  • 1/2 Zucchini cubed
  • 4 Oz corn
  • 1 Carrot shredded
  • 16 Oz. mozzarella cheese low fat
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 32 Oz. pasta sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. basil
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 8 Oz Cream of mushroom

Instructions

Cook Penne:

  1. Boil water on a stove top and add 1 tsp of salt.
  2. Add 1 box (16 oz.) penne and cook al dente per direction on the box. Once cooked, set aside in a colander to drain excess water. Save some drained water to mix with the penne.

Prepare Veggies:

  1. Heat 12 inch deep pan on a stove top and add oil.
  2. Add garlic, bell pepper, onion, mushroom, corn, zucchini and carrots.
  3. Add salt, pepper and red pepper flakes to your taste.
  4. Cook till it is tender and set veggies aside to cool down.

Prepare Penne:

  1. Grease 9 inch x 12 inch baking dish, combine cooked veggies, 8 oz. mozzarella cheese, and cooked penne.
  2. Add pasta sauce, basil and oregano. Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Cover penne with remainder of mozzarella cheese.

Bake Penne:

  1. Pre heat the oven to 350 degree F.
  2. Cover dish with aluminum foil and bake in the oven for 25 minutes.
  3. Remove foil and bake for additional 5 minutes. Turn off the oven and leave penne in the oven for about couple of minutes.
  4. Remove penne, garnish with basil, red pepper flakes to individual liking and serve with garlic bread.

Recipe Notes

Actual Nutritional information may vary based on the ingredient used for cooking. The nutritional values are derived from using a recipe nutrition label generator.

Nutrition Facts
Baked Veggie Penne
Amount Per Serving
Calories 631 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 59mg20%
Sodium 1283mg56%
Potassium 1047mg30%
Carbohydrates 75g25%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 3665IU73%
Vitamin C 57.8mg70%
Calcium 429mg43%
Iron 3.4mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.