Baked Vegetarian Pasta
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 35 mins
Total time: 50 mins
  • 1 red bell peppers, diced
  • 1 zucchini, cut into ¼ quarter pieces
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • ¼ yellow onion, minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp dried Italian herbs
  • 2½ cups penne pasta
  • 1½ cups marinara sauce
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh Parmesan cheese for topping
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Wash and slice all vegetables and toss into a large bowl.
  3. Add olive oil, pepper, and Italian herb seasoning and mix well.
  4. Spread out on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes, careful not to burn (can turn over halfway though).
  5. In the meantime, bring a pot of water to boil and boil penne pasta for about 5 minutes and then drain immediately.
  6. Toss roasted vegetables with pasta in the same bowl used earlier, and add mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce and stir well.
  7. Transfer to an 8x8 baking dish and top with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes at 425 degrees F.
Recipe by My San Francisco Kitchen at