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Italian Pasta Bake - Everything is made and baked in one pot!
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Italian Pasta Bake

Prep Time5 hrs 30 mins
Cook Time5 hrs 30 mins
Course: entree
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 15 servings
Author: Diane @Recipes for our Daily Bread

Equipment

  • Dutch Oven

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds ground beef browned and drained
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 TB minced garlic clove
  • One 6 ounce cans tomato paste
  • 2-1/2 cups water
  • Two teaspoons Paul Prudhomme's Pizza Pasta Seasoning
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • Two 15 ounce cans tomato sauce
  • 12 - ounce pack pasta - I used spiral.
  • DROP BISCUIT RECIPE:
  • 4 cups Bisquick baking mix
  • 1 – 1/3 cups milk
  • 1 cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • Two tablespoons real mayonnaise
  • One tablespoon granulated sugar

Instructions

  • In a large cast iron dutch oven, brown the ground beef.
  • Add the chopped onion and garlic and cook until tender.
  • Layer all the seasonings including Pizza Pasta seasoning, salt, oregano,
  • Next, the tomato sauce, tomato pasta
  • Add the DRY pasta.
  • Simmer until thick pasta is done and sauce is thick.
  • MAKE THE DROP BISCUITS.
  • /four teaspoon garlic powder
  • stick butter, melted
  • Mix everything together.
  • Using an Ice cream scoop, place the Garlic Cheese Drop Biscuits on top of the pasta. This recipe will make 18 biscuits.
  • Bake 425 degrees for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the Pasta/Biscuits from the oven and brush the biscuits with melted butter mixed with the garlic over each biscuit while they are warm.