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Italian Mostaccioli Bake Recipe

Italian Mostaccioli Bake Recipe

I created this recipe when I had a group to feed and only a few ingredients on hand.— Andrea Warneke, St. Paul, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) mostaccioli
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey or beef
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  • 1 jar (28 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) salsa
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce and salsa. Drain pasta; stir into meat mixture.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish (dish will be full). Cover and bake at 350° for 40 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 8-12 minutes longer or until heated through and cheese is melted. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 553 calories, 21 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 81 mg cholesterol, 1,064 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 31 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.