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Italian Pasta Bake! Fall is finally here and that means comfort food! This Italian Pasta bake is so easy to make and delicious!
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5 from 3 votes

Italian Pasta Bake

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 6 people


  • 2 to 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil split
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 8 oz mushrooms sliced
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) crushed plum tomatoes
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 lb. cooked pasta elbow pasta or penne
  • 1/2 cup provolone cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup mild cheddar cheese shredded
  • parsley finely diced


  • In a large skillet or pan over medium high heat, add 1 tablespoon olive oil and cook ground turkey until browned and cooked through. Season with salt and pepper. Remove cooked turkey to a plate and set aside.
  • Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and after a minute or two, add in the onion and garlic and saut√© over medium heat for a few minutes, or until onions become tender. Add in the sliced mushrooms and the dried Italian seasoning and cook for a few minutes. Add the cooked turkey back into the skillet.
  • Stir in the spaghetti sauce, crushed plum tomatoes and the diced tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and let simmer, uncovered, for about 20 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Using your GoodCook Oven-to-Table Stoneware baking dish, add in the cooked pasta evenly on the bottom. Top with the tomato sauce mixture in an even layer and sprinkle on the cheese, over the top. Bake in the oven for about 25 to 30 minutes, or until bubbly and heated through. ¬†Remove from oven and garnish with parsley, serve and enjoy!