Smoked Sausage Pasta Bake

    Smoked Sausage Pasta Bake

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    About this recipe: Once you make this pasta dish, it will become a firm favourite. Pasta is mixed with smoked sausage and a tomato sauce, topped with breadcrumbs and cheese, then baked to perfection.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 450g rigatoni pasta
    • 450g kielbasa sausage, sliced diagonally
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 3 (400g) tins whole plum peeled tomatoes
    • 675g passata
    • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 4 tablespoons Italian-style dry breadcrumbs
    • 225g grated Monterey Jack cheese

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
    3. In a medium frying pan over medium-high heat, cook sausage in oil until browned on both sides, 5 minutes.
    4. In a large bowl, combine pasta, sausage, tomatoes, passata, oregano, parsley and pepper. Mix well. Pour into 20x30cm baking dish. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and top with grated cheese.
    5. Cover with foil and bake in preheated oven 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake 10 to 15 minutes more, until top is golden.

    Kielbasa

    Are Polish smoked sausages and can be found in Polish delis. If unavailable, use Mattessons smoked sausage instead.

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    meady
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    realy enjoyed it, thanx for a great recipe - 26 May 2011

    meady
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    Used different ingredients. didnt have any passata so used mushroom and tomato pasta sauce - 26 May 2011

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