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Pasta Margherita

Prep time 25 mins
Yield 8 servings


  • 1 pound penne pasta, cooked and drained
  • 1 pound mozzarella cheese, cubed or shredded
  • 4 ounces pepperoni, sliced or cubed (optional)
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced loosely packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1 jar (1 lb. 10 oz.) Ragu® Old World Style® Margherita Smooth Pasta Sauce, heated

How to Make It

  1. Toss all ingredients in a large serving bowl. Mangia!

  2. Tip:  Stir in sliced turkey pepperoni or leftover cooked veggies!


  4. Cost per recipe*: $60

  5. Cost per serving*: $70

  6. *Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.


  8. Nutrition Information per serving:

  9. Calories 330, Calories From Fat 60, Saturated Fat 5g, Trans Fat 0g, Total Fat 7g, Cholesterol 20mg, Sodium 480mg, Total Carbohydrate 50g, Sugars 6g, Dietary Fiber 4g, Protein 16g, Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin C 4%, Calcium 35%, Iron 15%