Very good! My husband and 3 kids ate well. My "growing" 16 year-old son had 3 helpings, and I still have 1/2 left (plan to freeze single servings to pack for work lunches). Since the pasta and meat went straight from my pots to the baking dish, I only had to bake @ 15-20 mins for the cheese to melt... nice time savings for rushed evenings. I'd give it 5 stars, but seasoning is key to any Italian, tomato-based dish and should "require" IMO garlic (1 t. minced while browning meat) and oregano at the VERY LEAST. I also added: marjoram, thyme, and rosemary (basically 1/2 t. of Italian seasoning). Another variance to keep the dish from being dry (as some reviewers complained of), I poured @ 1/2 jar of the sauce straight from the jar directly to the bottom of the baking dish. I did not cover, used all the ingredients recipe called for, and it was NOT dry at all. There were actually "juices" running on the bottom of baking dish. I served it with garlic toast (just sliced bread in my toaster) and spinach salad. Delicious and I will make again.
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Very good! My husband and 3 kids ate well. My "growing" 16 year-old son had 3 helpings, and I...