Macaroni casserole with mozzarella and anchovy

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
35
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-6+
400 g macaroni
375 g buffalo mozzarella cheese
anchovies
lemon
70 g Parmesan cheese
15 g basil
1 clove garlic
80 g mascarpone cheese
onion
500 g tomatoes
10 g oregano
salt
pepper
olive oil
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • pot
  • fine grater
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • baking dish
  • oven
  • Step 1/3

    Cook macaroni in a pot with salted boiling water until al dente. Meanwhile, zest lemon and grate Parmesan cheese. Roughly chop basil. Finely chop anchovies and garlic and mix with lemon zest, mascarpone cheese, half the grated Parmesan cheese, and half the chopped basil. Add the pasta and the cheese mixture to the baking dish and mix to combine.
    • 400 g macaroni
    • lemon
    • 70 g Parmesan cheese
    • 15 g basil
    • anchovies
    • 1 clove garlic
    • 80 g mascarpone cheese
    • salt
    • pot
    • fine grater
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Cook macaroni in a pot with salted boiling water until al dente. Meanwhile, zest lemon and grate Parmesan cheese. Roughly chop basil. Finely chop anchovies and garlic and mix with lemon zest, mascarpone cheese, half the grated Parmesan cheese, and half the chopped basil. Add the pasta and the cheese mixture to the baking dish and mix to combine.

  • Step 2/3

    • onion
    • 375 g buffalo mozzarella cheese
    • 500 g tomatoes
    • 10 g oregano
    • baking dish
    • oven

    Preheat oven to 200°C/395°F (convection 180°C/360°F). Peel the onion and thinly slice. Slice the mozzarella. Wash tomatoes and chop large ones or halve small ones. Pluck oregano leaves from the stems.

  • Step 3/3

    Stir one third of the mozzarella and the remaining grate Parmesan cheese with the noodles in the baking dish. Season with salt and pepper. Add remaining mozzarella, tomatoes, onions, remaining basil and oregano leaves to the top. Season with salt and pepper again and drizzle with olive oil. Bake casserole on the lower rack of the preheated oven at 200°C/395°F for approx. 35 - 40 min. Enjoy!
    • salt
    • pepper
    • olive oil

    Stir one third of the mozzarella and the remaining grate Parmesan cheese with the noodles in the baking dish. Season with salt and pepper. Add remaining mozzarella, tomatoes, onions, remaining basil and oregano leaves to the top. Season with salt and pepper again and drizzle with olive oil. Bake casserole on the lower rack of the preheated oven at 200°C/395°F for approx. 35 - 40 min. Enjoy!