Pasta dish has 3 cheeses, but just 238 calories per serving

Penne Pasta Bake is made with with ground turkey and part-skim ricotta cheese.

Editor’s note: As Henry Ford Health System transitions to a new contributor for this column, enjoy this Healthy Table pasta bake recipe from the Free Press archives.

As we settle into the cozy fall season, cooking habits and food preferences

begin to change. Soups, stews, chili and casseroles turn up more often on the dinner table.

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Today’s casserole features whole-wheat penne baked in a rustic tomato sauce with three kinds of cheese. 

Most casseroles get their creaminess from cheese, which makes modifying them a little tricky. Cheese, of course, contains artery-clogging saturated fat. 

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