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Easy Tomato Basil Pasta Bake

Tasty Team


for 8 servings

  • 16 oz fusilli pasta (455 g), or any similar pasta, 1 box
  • 28 oz crushed tomato (795 g), 2 cans
  • ½ cup water (120 mL)
  • ¼ cup olive oil (60 mL)
  • ½ cup fresh basil (20 g), torn
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons salt, plus more for sprinkling
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 large tomatoes, thinly sliced

Nutrition Info

    Calories 313
    Fat 7g
    Carbs 52g
    Fiber 4g
    Sugar 7g
    Protein 9g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the crushed tomatoes, water, olive oil, basil, oregano, garlic, salt, pepper, and fusilli.
  3. Pour the pasta mixture into a greased roasting pan and smooth the top into an even layer.
  4. Line the top of the mixture with the sliced tomatoes and sprinkle with salt.
  5. Bake in the oven for 40-45 minutes, until the pasta is fully cooked. Serve and sprinkle with garnish of choice.
  6. Enjoy!

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