Baked Penne Pasta Skillet

Ready in just 55 minutes, all you need to make our Baked Penne Pasta Skillet are penne, mozzarella cheese and marinara and alfredo sauces.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 5


package (1 lb) penne pasta
jar (24 oz) marinara sauce
jar (14.5 oz) Alfredo sauce
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray bottom of 12-inch cast-iron skillet with cooking spray.
  • 2 In stockpot or Dutch oven, cook pasta to al dente as directed on package.
  • 3 In large bowl, stir together both sauces and 1 cup of the cheese. Add cooked pasta; stir gently to combine. Pour into skillet.
  • 4 Bake 25 minutes. Sprinkle remaining cup of cheese over top; bake 5 to 7 minutes longer or until cheese is bubbly. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

If you don’t have a cast-iron skillet, you can bake the recipe in a 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass or ceramic baking dish.

You can also add a pound of cooked ground beef, leftover cooked chicken or even broccoli.