Mozzarella pasta bake

Step by step recipe:

  1. 7 min.Mozzarella pasta bake : Photo of step #1
    Fry 100 g ham (cut into small pieces) in a frying pan on medium heat with 2 tablespoons olive oil.

    Set aside.
  2. 5 min.Mozzarella pasta bake : Photo of step #2
    Cook 500 g pasta.
  3. 3 min.Mozzarella pasta bake : Photo of step #3
    Drain the pasta thoroughly.

    Preheat the oven to 410°F (210°C)
  4. 3 min.Mozzarella pasta bake : Photo of step #4
    Put the pasta back into the pan on low heat. Add the fried ham and 80 g mozzarella cut into small dice.

    Stir well for a few minutes to combine well.
  5. 2 min.Mozzarella pasta bake : Photo of step #5
    Tip the mixture into a buttered gratin dish.
  6. 1 min.Mozzarella pasta bake : Photo of step #6
    Scatter the 50 g Comté cheese over the top...
  7. 30 min.Mozzarella pasta bake : Photo of step #7
    ...and bake for about 30 minutes (do watch the colour towards the end).

Remarks:

This is perfect for a Sunday evening supper when you are wondering "What are we going to eat tonight?"

If you don't have Comté, you can use any similar cheese you like: Cheddar, Gruyère, Emmental...

Source:

Home made.

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