• Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Serves: 4

Skillet Baked Penne

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 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 Teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 14.5-ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 Cup water
  • 1 1/2 Cup penne pasta
  • 1/4 Cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 Cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 Cup fresh basil, minced
  • 1/2 Cup shredded mozzarella cheese


Preheat oven to 475 degrees.

In a 10-inch oven-safe skillet, saute garlic, pepper flakes, and salt&pepper in olive oil for about 1 minute. Add crushed tomatoes, water, penne, and an additional 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook, stirring often, for about 20 minutes, or until pasta is tender. Stir in heavy cream, Parmesan, and basil. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top.

Bake for 8-10 minutes in preheated oven, or until cheese is melted and sauce is bubbling.

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