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This Ricotta Pasta Bake is an easy vegetarian recipe made in just one pan. Only a 5-minute prep time and an hour of baking stand between you and this delicious dinner that's loaded with tomatoes, garlic, cream, Parmesan, ricotta cheese, and pasta!
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One Pan Tomato Ricotta Pasta Bake

This pasta recipe is an easy vegetarian dinner made in just one pan. Only a 5-minute prep time and an hour of baking stand between you and this delicious dinner that's loaded with tomatoes, garlic, cream, Parmesan, ricotta cheese, and pasta!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 412kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Combine garlic, salt, pasta, tomatoes, half-and-half, 1/2 cup Parmesan, in a greased 9x13-inch baking dish and stir to combine.
  • Cover with a double layer of foil, crimping tightly around edges to seal. Place dish on the center rack and bake until pasta is tender and liquid is absorbed, 45 to 50 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and carefully remove foil. Spoon ricotta over pasta in large dollops and sprinkle evenly with remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan. Place baking dish on the uppermost rack and broil on low until ricotta begins to brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Sprinkle with basil and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 412kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 408mg | Potassium: 536mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 640IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 286mg | Iron: 2.3mg