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PREPARE
40 mins
COOK
11 mins
Portion Nom
4-5 persons
Category:
Oven Dishes
Vegetarian
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Penne With Broccoli And Cheese Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 packet MITSIDES Penne
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 300g broccoli, stalk chopped and florets halved
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 1 teaspoon French mustard
  • 200g fresh cream
  • 100g mature cheddar or gruyere cheese
  • Small handful of chopped parsley leaves
  • 4 tablespoons fresh white breadcrumbs
  • ½ teaspoon dried mixed herbs or thyme

Made With

Penne

Method

  1. In a large pan, boil the pasta, onion and broccoli stalk in plenty of salted water for about 7 minutes. Then add the florets and cook for another 3 minutes. Reserve about half a litre of water and drain the pasta and vegetables.
  2. Return the reserved water to the pan and add the vegetable stock, whish in the mustard and fresh cream. Add salt and pepper and bring to the boil.
  3. Stir in the drained pasta and vegetables and half the cheese, mixing until melted.
  4. Add the parsley and stir.
  5. Heat the grill for 3 minutes. Pour the pasta and vegetables into a shallow ovenproof dish.
  6. In a bowl mix together the remaining cheese, breadcrumbs and herbs and scatter on top of pasta.
  7. Place dish in the grill for about 3 minutes until the cheese turns slightly golden and crispy.
  8. Remove and leave to stand for about 5 minutes before serving.

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