Healthy comfort food at its finest. What's your favorite healthy comfort food to make? We want to hear, so tell us in the comments 👇 below👇! Butternut Squash “Rotini” Spicy Marinara Bake Ziti >> Save recipe for later!
2 (10 ounce) bags Mann’s Butternut Squash “Rotini”
2 cups marinara sauce, prepared
1 cup ricotta cheese (optional)
1 egg (optional)
2 cups roughly chopped spinach
2 cups shredded mozzarella, divided
4 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
4-5 fresh basil leaves, sliced, divided
1 teaspoon roasted red pepper flakes
Olive oil or cooking spray, for coating
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Prepare Mann™ Butternut Squash “Rotini” according to directions.
Place cooked Butternut Squash “Rotini in large bowl. Add marinara sauce, ricotta, egg, spinach, 1 cup mozzarella cheese, 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, half of the fresh basil, and the chili flakes. Toss gently to mix.
Lightly coat an 8”x8” baking dish with olive oil. Place mixture into dish and top with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Bake for 20 minutes (or up to 40 minutes if you don’t precook Mann™ Butternut Squash “Rotini”) until cooked through and cheese is melted and golden brown.
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