Creamy Greek Pasta Bake

by

Tenina Holder

POSTED Tue, January 29, 2019

Serves

4

Total Time

17 MINS

Calories

1380

An inventive take on mac n cheese that's just as quick but with an extra savory Greek-inspired kick. Creamy feta sauce, bright tomatoes, and olives (use Kalamata if you can find them!) combine to make this deli...

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove

    4 (about 24 g)peeled

  • Onion icon
    Onion

    1 (about 140 g)peeled, halved

  • Penne icon
    Penne

    500 g (about 5 ¾ cups)cooked

  • Black olives icon
    Black olives

    15 g (about 1 ½)pitted

  • Feta cheese icon
    Feta cheese

    200 g (about ¾ cup)crumbled

  • Pecorino cheese icon
    Pecorino cheese

    400 g (about 2 ¾ cups)sliced

  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley

    ¼ cup (about 15.6 g)

  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil

    1 tablespoon (about 13.65 g)

  • Butter icon
    Butter

    100 g (about ½ cup)

  • Cornflour icon
    Cornflour

    40 g (about ¼ cup)

  • Milk icon
    Milk

    300 g (about 1 ¼ cups)

  • Greek yogurt icon
    Greek yogurt

    300 g (about 1 ¼ cups)

  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper

    as needed

  • Lemon zest icon
    Lemon zest

    1 (about 8 g)

  • Cherry tomatoes icon
    Cherry tomatoes

    330 g (about 22)halved

  • Dill icon
    Dill

    as needed

  • Lemon icon
    Lemon

    1 wedge

    METHOD


  • 1. Pre-heat broiler
  • 2. Add fresh parsley to the TM5 bowl
  • 3. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  • 4. Chop - approx 3 sec, speed 7
  • 5. Then add garlic clove, onion and extra virgin olive oil to the sauce
  • 6. Chop - approx 4 sec, speed 4
  • 7. Sauté - approx 5 min, Varoma, speed 1
  • 8. Then add butter, cornflour, milk and greek yogurt to the sauce
  • 9. Season with salt & pepper
  • 10. Cook - approx 7 min, 100°C, reverse speed 3
  • 11. Then add lemon zest to the sauce
  • 12. Add penne to a clean ceramic baking dish
  • 13. Stir sauce into baking dish
  • 14. Arrange cherry tomatoes in the baking dish
  • 15. Top with black olives
  • 16. Add feta cheese and pecorino cheese to the baking dish
  • 17. Sprinkle with dill
  • 18. Broil in broiler until golden brown - 5 min
  • 19. Top with lemon

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