Mince and Mozzarella Pasta Bake

    Mince and Mozzarella Pasta Bake

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    45min


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    About this recipe: An easy to throw together, no-fuss meal when you fancy some comfort food! Serve with garlic bread.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 450g penne pasta
    • 450g lean mince
    • 1 teaspoon diced onion
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 1 (750g) jar pasta sauce or passata
    • 335g grated mozzarella cheese

    Method
    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. In a large pot cook, pasta in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain.
    2. Cook mince in medium frying pan until brown. Add the diced onion, salt and pepper. Mix in half of the pasta sauce.
    3. Preheat oven to 230 degrees C / Gas mark 8.
    4. In a large bowl add the mince to the drained pasta and stir in the second half of the pasta sauce. Pour mixture into a casserole dish. Cover with a lid or foil.
    5. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove foil, sprinkle grated mozzarella cheese over the top and return to oven for 5 to 10 minutes. Serve warm.

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    Reviews (1)

    Keri
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    Was ok!Never had much flavour,but i'm sure with a few tweaks it could be improved! - 19 Aug 2011

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