Rating: 4 stars
116 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 58
  • 4 star values: 39
  • 3 star values: 12
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 4

An interesting twist on an age old favorite. Use your favorite shaped pasta - bow ties, shells, penne, etc...Can be assembled ahead of time and refrigerated, but allow extra time for baking.



Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium pot cook pasta in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain well.

  • Cook spinach according to package directions.

  • Meanwhile, brown ground beef, chopped onion, and minced garlic in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in tomato sauce, tomato paste, and pasta sauce. Simmer for 10 minutes.

  • Combine cooked spinach, cooked pasta, bread crumbs, shredded cheese, beaten eggs, and olive oil.

  • Spread spinach mixture evenly into the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish. Top with meat mixture.

  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven (175 degree C) for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

545 calories; protein 25.7g; carbohydrates 51.7g; fat 26.4g; cholesterol 142.1mg; sodium 779.5mg. Full Nutrition