Creamy Pasta And Bolognese Bake Recipe

This creamy pasta and bolognese bake is a comforting and delicious dish that combines the flavors of a classic bolognese sauce with creamy pasta and melted cheese. The bolognese sauce is made with ground beef, onions, garlic, and tomatoes, simmered until rich and flavorful. The pasta is cooked until al dente and then mixed with the bolognese sauce and a creamy cheese sauce. Topped with more cheese, the dish is baked until golden and bubbly. Serve this hearty bake with a side salad for a complete and satisfying meal.

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1hr 5minstotal
15minsPrep
50minsCook
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15m.Prep
50m.Cook
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Ingredients for Creamy Pasta And Bolognese Bake Recipe

  • 1/4 pound Pasta
  • 1/4 pound Ground Beef
  • 1/4 Onion, Diced
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon Tomato Paste
  • 1/4 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 0.06 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Directions: Creamy Pasta And Bolognese Bake Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and grease a baking dish.
  • STEP 2.Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • STEP 3.In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the ground beef and cook until browned. Add the onions and garlic and cook until softened.
  • STEP 4.Stir in the tomato paste, diced tomatoes, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  • STEP 5.In a separate saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Whisk in the flour and cook for 1 minute. Gradually whisk in the milk until smooth and thickened.
  • STEP 6.Remove the saucepan from heat and stir in the grated Parmesan cheese until melted and smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • STEP 7.In the greased baking dish, layer half of the cooked pasta, followed by half of the bolognese sauce and half of the creamy cheese sauce. Repeat the layers.
  • STEP 8.Top with shredded mozzarella cheese and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • STEP 9.Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 10.Serve the creamy pasta and bolognese bake with a side salad for a complete meal.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use any type of pasta you prefer, such as penne, rigatoni, or fusilli.
  • Feel free to add vegetables like diced bell peppers or mushrooms to the bolognese sauce for extra flavor and nutrition.
  • If you want a spicier dish, add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the bolognese sauce.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the leftovers in a baking dish, cover with foil, and bake at 350°F (175°C) until heated through.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the leftovers in a baking dish, cover with foil, and bake at 350°F (175°C) until heated through.
  • Serve the creamy pasta and bolognese bake with a side salad for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
572
calories per serving
30 g Fat37 g Protein36 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    30g
  • Protein
    37g
  • Carbs
    36g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    36g
  • Protein
    37g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    30g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    970mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    454mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    147mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    10mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    61mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    640mg
  • Selenium
    35mcg
  • Zinc
    5mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp