Bolognaise Pasta Bake2013-06-11
Spend less time doing the dishes with this delicious one pan pasta bake.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 small brown onion, chopped
- 1 small zucchini, diced
- 150g lean beef mince
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 1/2 x 400ml jar bolognaise pasta sauce
- 1 1/4 cups (150g) dried mini penne pasta
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 3/4 cup grated pizza cheese
- Fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, to serve
Heat oil in a medium frying pan over medium-high heat (see note). Add onion and zucchini. Cook, stirring, for 4 minutes or until softened. Add mince and garlic. Cook, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up mince, for 2 minutes or until browned.
Add pasta sauce, pasta, oregano and 2 1/3 cups cold water to pan. Stir to combine. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium. Cook for 12 minutes or until pasta is tender and sauce has thickened. Season with salt and pepper.
Preheat grill on medium. Sprinkle pasta mixture with cheese. Grill for 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese has melted. Top with parsley. Serve.