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Pesto Ranch Cheesy Pasta Bake

Author: Mrs Happy Homemaker


  • 1 16oz box penne pasta
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 1 14oz can asparagus tips (optional)
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese


  • Preheat your oven to broil.
  • In a large pot, cook the penne pasta to box directions. Strain.
  • Pour the strained pasta back into the pot. Stir in the asparagus tips, pesto & ranch. Taste - add more of either if you'd like to. Stir in 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese.
  • Spray a medium casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray. Scoop in the pasta. Top with remaining cheese. Broil for 2-4 minutes, or until the cheese is melted & starting to brown.