Penne Corn & Tomato Casserole

Here’s a beautiful one dish, vegetarian casserole that is sure to please everyone! It is very tasty and very inexpensive! Here is what you are going to need:

12 oz. cooked penne pasta
1 large yellow onion, chopped
4 large garlic cloves, minced
4 tomatoes, peeled and chopped
1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
2 teaspoons dried basil
1 tablespoon dried oregano
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 – 15 oz. can tomato sauce
1 cup water
Olive oil
Salt & Pepper
1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Heat a large skillet with olive oil. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned – about 8 minutes. Add the garlic and mix well. Cook for a couple of minutes until fragrant. Add the bell pepper, parsley and tomatoes. Cook for a couple of minutes. Add the tomato paste, tomato sauce, oregano, basil and water. Stir well, making sure to dissolve the tomato paste completely. Bring to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
Add the peas and corn to the tomato sauce. Season with salt and pepper and cook for an extra 5 minutes. Add the cooked penne to the sauce and mix well. Transfer the pasta to a casserole dish and top with Parmesan cheese. Place in oven and bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until sauce is bubbly and cheese is melted. Serve and enjoy!

Print the Penne Casserole Recipe Here

My name is Mary Ann Allen and I am here to help you get organized so you can save money on groceries and feed your family healthy, nutritious food. My multi-cultural cooking background comes from being born in the US and raised in Bolivia. I have 5 kids and own around 400 cook books. I absolutely love to cook!

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