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Pasta Al Forno




Pasta Al Forno

1 box pasta (I used penne, but any tubular pasta would work)
2 TBS Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 heaping tsp of garlic or 2 cloves minced
1 28 oz can of diced tomatoes (I used diced with garlic, basil, and oregano)
Salt and Pepper to taste
8 oz fresh mozzarella torn into pieces
2/3 cup of fresh grated parmesan cheese

How ro make it


Prepare noodles according to box
Heat oil over medium-high heat and then add garlic.  Cook for about 1 minute
Add tomatoes (DO NOT drain) to garlic and simmer over medium-high heat until reduced.  About 10-15 minutes
Mix noodles and sauce well then place half of the mixture in a prepared 9x13 baking dish.
Top with half the parmesan and half the mozzarella. 
Add the rest of the noodles and then layer the rest of the cheese on top
Bake for about 15 minutes in a preheated 400 degree oven
Serve with a side salad and garlic bread.  ENJOY!