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baked pasta in a baking pan placed on a kitchen towel.

Vegetable Pasta Bake

Ajoke
Vegetable pasta bake! This is a perfect comfort food that is packed full of veggies and topped with cheese. It is a family favourite, filling, healthy and delicious. Serve it with some homemade garlic bread for a perfect heaven weeknight experience.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
baking time 30 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, British
Servings 6
Calories 476 kcal

Equipment

  • deep baking dish

Ingredients
  

  • 350 g pasta
  • 800 g chopped tomatoes
  • ½ cup onions
  • 2 Bell peppers
  • 1 zucchini
  • 400 g butter beans drained
  • 1 ½ cup cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoon Avocado oil
  • ½ tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 Chilli pepper substitute with dried red pepper flakes
  • ½ tablespoon garlic granules
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup pasta water

Instructions
 

  • Boil pasta in salted water for a minute less than the cooking instructions
    a pot of boiling pasta.
  • Heat up avocado oil on low medium heat, add chopped onions and saute until soft.
  • Add chopped bell peppers, chilli pepper and chopped zucchini to the sautéed onion and stir and cook for about 2 minutes,
    sauteed onions in a pot.
  • then add the chopped tomatoes, smoked paprika, Italian herbs, garlic granules, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper, pasta water (skip this if using passata, marinara or spaghetti sauce) and stir to combine. Bring to a gentle simmer for another 3 minutes. Add drained and rinsed butter beans to the tomato sauce, stir to combine and bring to a gentle simmer for 5 minutes.
    a pot of tomato sauce.
  • add the cooked pasta to the sauce, stir to combine and transfer to a deep baking dish. Sprinkle the top with shredded cheese and place in a preheated oven at 180C/350F for 20 to 30 minutes or when the cheese is melted and the sauce in baking dish is bubbly.
    a pot of cooked pasta.
  • Bring it out of the oven, garnish with chopped parsley or chives, serve and enjoy.
    pasta topped with grated cheese in a baking dish.

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Nutrition

Calories: 476kcalCarbohydrates: 71gProtein: 23gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 264mgPotassium: 1117mgFiber: 10gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 3018IUVitamin C: 88mgCalcium: 263mgIron: 4mg

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Keyword vegatable pasta, vegetarian pasta, veggie pasta
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