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Easy Tomato Basil Pasta Bake

Get ready for a flavor explosion with this Easy Tomato Basil Pasta Bake. With its tender pasta and zesty tomato sauce infused with basil, it's a dish that will make your taste buds dance.

Tasty Team
93% would make again
Easy Tomato Basil Pasta Bake


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 140
  • Fat 2g
  • Carbs 25g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Protein 5g

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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Easy Tomato Basil Pasta Bake