Mozzarella pasta bake


Mozzarella pasta bake
A good way to use up leftover pasta, or cook some specially for this gratin with fried ham and two cheeses: diced mozzarella for melting texture and grated Comté for a nicely browned top.
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Last modified on: September 30th 2018

Keywords for this recipe:PastaHamCheeseGratin sunday night
For 18 people, you will need:
  • 0 ham 300 g ham
  • 1 olive oil 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pasta 1 kg 500 g pasta
  • 3 mozzarella 240 g mozzarella
  • 4 Comté cheese 150 g Comté cheese
  • Total weight: 2,280 grams

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How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
6 min.45 min.51 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 7 min.
Mozzarella pasta bake : Photo of step #1
Fry 300 g ham (cut into small pieces) in a frying pan on medium heat with 6 tablespoons olive oil.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Mozzarella pasta bake : Photo of step #2
Cook 1 kg 500 g pasta.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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Drain the pasta thoroughly.

Preheat the oven to 410°F (210°C)

Stage 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 240 g mozzarella cut into small dice.

Stir well for a few minutes to combine well.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Tip the mixture into a buttered gratin dish.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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Scatter the 150 g Comté cheese over the top...

Stage 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...
Keeping
Several days in the fridge.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
7,820 Kcal or 32,741 Kj344 gr1,025 gr260 gr
391 %132 %97 %39 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
343 Kcal or 1,436 Kj15 gr45 gr11 gr
17 %6 %4 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
434 Kcal or 1,817 Kj19 gr57 gr14 gr
22 %7 %5 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 18 people : 8.76 €
  • Per person : 0.49 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
PastaPasta: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Tagliatelle with cockles, Spaghetti with mushrooms, Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes, Penne with Mushrooms, Pasta with mustard-cream sauce, ... All
HamHam: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Stuffed tomatoes and courgettes, Purple artichokes in a cheesy gratin, Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit), Croque-monsieur, Mushroom buckwheat pancakes, ... All
MozzarellaMozzarella: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pumpkin and red-bean tortillas, Grilled cheese, Pan-fried chicken breast on mozzarella, Quick flaky pizza, Harvest Gratin, ... All
Comté cheeseComté cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Small cheese and bacon rolls , Chicken Brussels pie, Montlebon toast, Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin, Jura bread, ... All
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