Quick, easy & filling – Can leave meat out for Lent

Ingredients:

For Salad:

For Baked Pasta:

Directions:

For Salad: In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, Dijon mustard, thyme, rosemary, garlic powder salt, and pepper. Gradually pour in olive oil until well mixed. Place salad in a larger bowl. Add tomatoes and olives. Pour the dressing over salad , lightly toss. Add croutons.

For Baked Pasta: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

Combine sauce, bratwurst and cooked pasta and pour into a lightly greased 9×13 inch baking dish. Top with mozzarella.

Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes, until cheese is melted and golden.

Serve with salad on the side.