How to make vegetable pasta bake

This is a healthy veggie option that won’t break the bank

Written by spunout


About this recipe

  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Utensils need: Frying pan, casserole dish


  • 1 dessertspoon of vegetable oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 green pepper sliced
  • 8 mushrooms sliced
  • 1 tin tomatoes
  • 2 dessertspoons tomato sauce
  • 1 or 2 cloves of garlic
  • mixed herbs
  • pepper
  • 200g pasta
  • 575ml cheese sauce
  • 3 dessertspoons wholemeal breadcrumbs


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas Mark 6.
  2. Heat the oil, fry the onion, pepper, mushrooms and crushed garlic for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, mixed herbs and a little pepper.
  4. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Cook the pasta in boiling water for 12-15 minutes until it is soft. Drain the pasta and add to the vegetable mix.
  6. Stir and cook gently for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Put the pasta and vegetable mix into a casserole dish and cover with a thick cheese sauce (see page 26).
  8. Sprinkle with grated cheese and breadcrumbs.
  9. Bake in the pre-heated oven for 10-15 minutes.

Recipes are from 101 Square Meals by and MABS.

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