Cheesy tomato and bacon pasta bake

    35 min

    I came up with this when I had very little in and it turned out to be a substantial, tasty meal.


    Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK
    90 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 1 tablespoon sunflower oil
    • 1 onion, finely chopped
    • 1 tin tomato soup
    • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
    • 1 tablespoon garlic puree
    • 4 rashers unsmoked back bacon, chopped
    • 50g (2 oz) cheddar, grated
    • 1 tablespoons grated parmesan
    • salt and pepper to season
    • 500g pasta

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil and cook the pasta for 12 minutes. Then drain.
    2. Meanwhile heat the oil in a large pan and add the onions and bacon, cook for 5 minutes or until onions have softened and the bacon is cooked.
    3. Add the tomato soup, tomato puree, garlic puree and seasoning and stir.
    4. Add the cooked pasta into the sauce and give it a good stir to coat.
    5. Put the pasta mixture into an ovenproof dish and then top with the mixed cheddar and parmesan.
    6. Bake in a preheated oven for 10 minutes until the cheese has melted.

    Serving suggestion

    Serve with garlic bread!

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    Reviews in English (14)


    Used different ingredients. i add smokey bacon and left over chicken!  -  17 Jun 2011


    Very easy to make and a big hit with the kids. Will definately be making again. Thankyou!  -  31 Aug 2010


    Used different ingredients. Used fresh garlic instead of puree, used 6 rashers of smoked rindless bacon, added a half can sweetcorn, added more tomato puree, used wholewheat fussili pasta, added Encona Hot Sauce.  -  02 Mar 2011