Bacon and Roasted Vegetable Pasta Bake

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the olive oil in a roasting pan and heat in the oven at 170c until hot.
  • Meanwhile, for the tomato sauce, place the tomatoes, tomato puree, oregano, sugar and ground black pepper into a sucepan and bring to a simmer.
  • Mix the bell pepper, onions, and tomatoes in the roasting pan until coated in the oil.
  • Cook until soft and golden brown, approximately 30 minutes, stir occasionally.
  • The tomato sauce should also be thick by now.
  • Mix the roasted vegetables and tomato sauce into a large, deep oven dish.
  • Fry the bacon until cooked and add the garlic for 30 seconds, add to the mix.
  • Cook the pasta in boiling water until al dente, drain and stir into the mix.
  • Mix together a little of the milk and the cornflour to form a smooth paste, add this to the rest of the milk.
  • Place in a sucepan and cook over a medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened.
  • Add the cheese and black pepper, stir until combined.
  • Pour the cheese sauce over the pasta mix.
  • Cook at 170c for 30 mins or until golden brown on top.
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