Cheese, ham and mushroom pasta

Cheese, ham and mushroom pasta


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About this recipe: A delicious creamy pasta bake to which you can add almost anything. Try adding green veg like frozen peas or chopped broccoli.

cherrycakes Devon, England, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 1 bag penne pasta
  • 50g butter
  • 50g plain flour
  • 1 bowlful grated cheese
  • 500ml milk
  • 1/2 punnet mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 slices ham, chopped

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions.
  2. To make the cheese sauce, add a good size dollop of butter to a saucepan and let it melt over medium heat. While stirring slowly pour in the flour and keep stirring. Add a good dash of the milk, then half of the cheese. Quickly stir together and add more milk to achieve your desired consistency.
  3. Now drain the pasta and place in a greased baking dish. Sprinkle the chopped ham and mushrooms on top of the pasta, the pour over the cheese sauce. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
  4. Bake in a 190 C / Gas 5 oven for 20 minutes, or until browned and bubbly.

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