Total Time
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
Served with a green salad and garlic bread, this is the easiest dinner I prepare for my family. They love the four-ingredient main dish and think I worked on it for hours. They don't even miss the meat! —Lisa Blackwell Henderson, North Carolina

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023

Italian Bow Tie Bake

Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 15 min
Yield 4 servings.


  • 8 ounces uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 2 cups garden-style spaghetti sauce
  • 1 envelope Italian salad dressing mix
  • 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. In a large bowl, combine spaghetti sauce and salad dressing mix. Add pasta; toss to coat.
  2. Transfer to a greased shallow 2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, 15-20 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 447 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 1396mg sodium, 60g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 5g fiber), 23g protein.