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Homestyle Cheesy Penne

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Today, I’m sharing a delicious meal with the new Homestyle Sauce from Ragu!  This Homestyle Cheesy Penne will be a hit at your dinner table.Homestyle Cheesy Penne #SimmeredinTradition #ad

Have you heard about the new Homestyle Sauce from Ragu?

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Not only is this sauce delicious, but my jar of it even had basil seeds attached to it.  How fun is that?  It was attached so that you can start your own indoor herb garden.  I thought that was such a clever idea.

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Now, when I first started this blog the idea was to help me learn to cook and learn to love it, both of which have happened over the past 6 years.  Yes, 6 years!  This blog has been around for a long time now.  My husband was complaining at the time that we always had pasta, sauce, and meat for dinner but different variations of pasta.  He was so right, but now we have such different meals each night, we’ve come to find that we really miss our pasta.

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I can make this Homestyle Cheesy Penne and guarantee every single person in my family will eat it and they will come back asking for seconds.  Now, when you have a home full of picky eaters that says a lot about a meal.  I made this in a 9×13 dish that should feed 8, my husband took half of the dish.  HALF!  I just looked at him with this, “are you serious?” look…and then he said, “it’s so good.”  Now, he came back from seconds and I said, “NO!”  That may make me mean or it may make me smart.  I had fully intended on using this for two nights of dinner so that I didn’t have to cook again.

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Smart, isn’t it?

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Homestyle Cheesy Penne

Yield: 8

Ingredients:

  • 1 Lb Ground Beef
  • 1/2 Cup Sliced Mushrooms
  • 1/2 Cup Diced White Onions
  • 1 Jar Homestyle Ragu Sauce
  • 12 oz Regular Penne Pasta or Gluten-Free Penne Pasta
  • 1/2 Cup Mozzarella Cheese

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350*.
  2. Brown the meat in a skillet on medium-high heat, drain and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, spray it if needed with non-stick cooking spray, then add in the mushrooms and onion.  Let these cook for about 5 minutes.
  4. Pour in the sauce and beef, mix it well.
  5. While this is cooking, prepare the pasta as instructed on the package.
  6. Drain the pasta and add to the beef mixture.
  7. Pour the entire mixture into a sprayed 9x13 baking dish.
  8. Top evenly with cheese.
  9. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes until cheese melts.
  10. Serve.

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I love the thought behind the new line of Homestyle sauces because we all have certain recipes that just feel like ‘home’ to us.  For me, this is one of them.  My mom made this all the time for us and it reminds me of being a kid again and being at home with my parents.  Now, I get to share that same recipe and tradition with my own family.

Are you ready to bring some love to the dinner table?  Head on over to Ragu to see all the new Homestyle sauces, choose your favorite and whip up this delicious dinner!

Enjoy!

 

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7 Responses to “Homestyle Cheesy Penne”

  1. Maryposted May 13, 2016 at 8:59 am

    This looks so tasty and easy to make!

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  2. Gwendolyn Mulhollandposted May 13, 2016 at 12:36 pm

    I love Ragu sauces and it is my go to when I don’t make it from scratch. This recipe is really simple to make and would be great for busy nights. This would be a tasty way to mix up spaghetti night.

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  3. Mommy Pehpotposted May 13, 2016 at 4:34 pm

    If there’s a Ragu sauce in my supermarket, I’d definitely get a jar… no make that a lot of jars.

    I love that it has seeds on it that I can use to start a small garden. Of course Ragu sauces are the perfect combo for any pasta dishes and more.

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  4. Inspiring Kitchenposted May 14, 2016 at 5:59 am

    Oh wow, this looks amazing. Ragu is one of my favorite brands, but I haven’t tried their new Homestyle sauces. Your pasta dish made my mouth water. I will add this to my grocery list.

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  5. Jennifer Sposted May 14, 2016 at 11:51 am

    You had me at “cheesy”! I love a good baked pasta with lots of cheesy goodness! I think I might whip up something like this fir dinner tonight! I know the hubby will approve!

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  6. Amandaposted May 14, 2016 at 3:54 pm

    I must admit that I am more of a Prego girl, but this recipe looks so great that I think I definitely need to give Ragu a try. Baked pasta is one of my favorite dishes, especially on chilly days like today. It is the perfect thing for moms to have in their recipe box!

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  7. John lopezposted May 15, 2016 at 6:42 pm

    This looks like a great meal for a large family that will save time and everybody will be happy with the dish. Thing gradients required are simple and looks like this will be a very speedy recipe to make.i’m a big fan of pasta dishes so I’m definitely going to put this on my list.

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