Tuesday, August 12, 2014
“Baked Tomato Florentine Pasta” For "Wordless Tuesday"
Welcome to “Wordless Tuesday!” Where I have just one or two mouthwatering recipes which I know you have been waiting to try……..
Full of health-promoting antioxidants, this baked pasta dish delivers all the flavors of lasagna in less than half the preparation and baking time. Serve it with crusty Italian bread and a tossed green salad.
Red Wine: Pinot Noir, Cabernet, or Sangiovese….
White Wine: Chardonnay Pinot or Grigio/Pinot Gris….
“Baked Tomato Florentine Pasta”
Prep Time : 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Serves: Makes 6 servings
1/2 pound ground turkey
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
1/2 cup water
2 teaspoons sugar
2 1/4 teaspoons oregano leaves
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 cups uncooked Penne pasta (6 ounces)
1 package (10 oz) frozen chopped spinach, thawed,
drained and squeezed dry
1 1/2 cups part-skim ricotta cheese
1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
Preheat oven to 375°F. Cook turkey and onion in large nonstick skillet on medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Stir in tomato sauce, tomato paste, water, oregano, sugar, cinnamon, garlic powder, and red pepper. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Till Next Time………………………………........................
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