Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Baked Penne with Spinach

It's just a simple dinner, no exact recipe! Run out of lasagna pasta, instead I used penne pasta and I added spinach, baked until the mix-grated cheese melted. The left over can just be heated for the next meal or simple eat it like cold noodle salad.

cooked penne
bundle of spinach, boiled and drained
fresh tomatoes (I used 1 small tomato and a cup of cherry tomatoes), chopped
beef, chopped (or ground)
salt and pepper
Italian seasoning
cheese (I used mixed kind)
fresh basil
garlic and onion, chopped

Saute garlic and onion, add the tomato and beef, season with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning. Simmer until cooked. Arranged the penne in a lasagna style dish, add sauce and spinach. Sprinkle with cheese. Repeat the procedure until the dish is full. Bake until the cheese melts.


Enjoy!

8 comments:

Leckeres für Mensch und Katze - Goodies for a pleasant life said...

That looks delicious. LG Tina

Tina @ MOMS CRAZY COOKING said...

This looks like a delicious Summer Recipe! We are hosting "FUN SUMMER RECIPES" at our Linky Party THIS WEEKS CRAVINGS! We'd love for you to come by and link up! (Thanks a million) :-)

http://momscrazycooking.blogspot.com/2011/06/this-weeks-cravings-linky-party-32-fun.html

fblife said...

looks great! I love pasta w/spinach

Betty @ Little Farm in the Big City said...

Looks delicious! We're having something similar tonight, too. I use homemade Italian sausage instead and add ricotta cheese. To me, anything with pasta is a winner!

Katie @ This Chick Cooks said...

Yum! That looks fantastic. I love it when spinach us added to pasta and sauce dishes.

Six said...

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SnoWhite said...

Love the spinach -- this looks like a hit!

Miz Helen said...

Hi Lani,
Your Baked Penne looks fabulous! I would really enjoy your recipe. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday, have a great week end and come back soon!
Miz Helen

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