A pasta bake is the perfect one-pot dish for an informal party. This one is healthy, hearty and utterly delicious.
*Canned tomatoes flavoured with herbs are a useful convenience product. However, if using regular canned chopped tomatoes, add 1/2 tsp dried thyme or mixed herbs to the mixture in step 2.
*For a vegetarian variation, use Quorn mince and replace the Parmesan with an alternative cheese.
*Serve with a mixed-leaf salad tossed with a fruity vinaigrette dressing.
Altered ingredient amounts. We really liked the taste of this resipe but found it a little dry - any ideas from anyone? - 08 Sep 2010
Just made this, used cheddar cheese instead of Parmesan and finished under the grill. Will try it with beef mince for an improved flavour. - 03 Feb 2016
It was great. I was a little dubious it would feed as many as it said but it did and it was tasty! - 25 Oct 2015