Tomato-Mozzarella Tagliatelle Timballo

Recipe by NurseJaney
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add garlic and saute til aromatic, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Finely crush tomatoes and add to pan with puree.
  • Stir in tomato paste, anchovies,and red pepper flakes,.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook 20 minutes, stirring often.
  • While sauce cooks, bring large pot of water to rolling boil, and add salt.
  • Add tagliatelle and cook according to package directions, until not quite al dente.
  • Drain well, turn into large bowl.
  • Toss with 2 TBSP butter to keep noodles from sticking together.
  • Add tomato sauce, olives, and 1/2 cup grated cheese to pasta.
  • Mix well to distribute ingredients evenly.
  • Set aside until cooled.
  • Heat oven to 300°F.
  • Use remaining butter to thickly grease 9-inch springform pan.
  • Dust with Panko, coating bottom and sides of pan.
  • Add mozzarella to pasta mixture, again mixing well to distribute cheese.
  • Scrape pasta into prepared pan, pressing to compact, and smoothing top.
  • Sprinkle with remaining grated cheese.
  • Bake 45 minutes.
  • Let stand 10 minutes.
  • Run a thin spatula around inside rim of pan to loosen.
  • Remove springform.
  • Using sharp knife, cut in wedges to serve.