No-Boil Caprese Pasta Bake

  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    Pre-boiling pasta is for chumps. Take your laziness game to a whole new level with this scrumptious no-boil Caprese Pasta Bake!

    Ingredients

    • 1 (24 oz) jar marinara sauce
    • 1 (24 oz) “jar” water + 1/2 cup water
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1/4 cup full fat greek yogurt
    • 1 cup diced red, yellow, or orange bell pepper (about 1 medium pepper)
    • 1 cup diced yellow onion (about half an onion)
    • 1/4 pound cremini mushrooms, roughly chopped
    • 4 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 cups fresh basil leaves, divided
    • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
    • 3/4 lb Mozzarella cheese – 1/4 pound shredded, remaining 1/2 pound thinly sliced into circles
    • 1 lb penne pasta
    • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 402 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 12.57%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 10.23%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 40 mg 13.34%
    • Sodium: 325 mg 13.56%
    • Calcium: 82 mg 8.18%
    • Potassium: 282 mg 8.05%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 17.2%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 71 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 12.76%
    • Sugar: 19 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 24.07%
    • Vitamin C 15.96%
    • Vitamin D 0.25%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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