Easy Pasta Bake

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Harvey

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“Such an easy weeknight meal. You can add into the bake whatever meat you have in your fridge whether it be chicken, pork or quorn.”

Difficulty

Medium 👍
30
min.
Preparation
7
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
onion
2 cloves garlic
397g can chopped tomatoes
1½ tbsp tomato purée
1 tsp sugar
Salt and pepper, to taste
25 g Parmesan cheese
35 g cheddar cheese
1 tbsp parsley
1 tbsp basil
1 tbsp olive oil
50 g whole-wheat penne
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  • Step 1/5

    • onion
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1 tbsp olive oil

    Finely chop the onion and the garlic and add to a small pan with the olive oil. Fry on a medium heat for 5 minutes or until the onions turn translucent.

  • Step 2/5

    • 397g can chopped tomatoes
    • 1½ tbsp tomato purée
    • 1 tsp sugar
    • Salt and pepper, to taste

    Add the can of chopped tomatoes with the tomato purée. Stir gently while adding the sugar, salt and pepper, to taste. Simmer for 10 minutes and turn off the heat.

  • Step 3/5

    Get a pan and half-fill it with cold water. Put on the hob and bring to the boil. Add the pasta and cook for 8 minutes or until the pasta softens. Add to the pasta sauce mix and stir well.

  • Step 4/5

    • 25 g Parmesan cheese
    • 35 g cheddar cheese
    • 1 tbsp parsley
    • 1 tbsp basil

    Finely grate the Parmesan and the cheddar into a bowl. Add in the finely chopped basil and parsley and mix together. Preheat the oven to 200*C (180*C fan).

  • Step 5/5

    Add the sauce into an ovenproof dish and top with the cheese and herb mixture. Put in the oven and bake for 7 minutes.