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Baked Mushroom and Cheese Penne

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“Another web find -- looks yummy!! My husband is not a huge fan of marinara, so I am always on the lookout for something a little different! This looks easy enough to adapt to various types of pasta as well...”

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  1. Saute the mushrooms and whole garlic clove in 2 tablespoons of the butter over a high heat.
  2. Add salt and pepper, lower the heat and cook for about 3 minutes. Discard the garlic.
  3. Cook the pasta according to package directions and individual taste. Drain, and mix with remaining 2 tbs butter.
  4. In a large casserole dish that has been greased, add a layer of cooked penne.
  5. Top layer of penne with about a quarter of the mushrooms and the sliced cheese and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of Parmesan.
  6. Repeat layers until you have used all the ingredients, finishing with a layer of sliced cheeses.
  7. Pur over the cream, sprinkle with salt and pepper and bake, covered with foil, in a preheated oven at 400 degrees for about 10 minutes.
  8. Bake uncovered for a further 10 minutes, or until a light crust has formed on the top.
  9. Remove from oven and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.

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