Creamy Greek Pasta Bake

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recipe by Tenina Holder tenina.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    17mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    1847

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 deliciously easy dinner.

recipe updated Jan 29, 2019

Ingredients

  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    16g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    24g
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    140g
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    15ml
  • Butter icon
    Butter
    100g
  • Cornflour icon
    Cornflour
    40g
  • Milk icon
    Milk
    300ml
  • Greek yogurt icon
    Greek yogurt
    300g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Lemon zest icon
    Lemon zest
    58g
  • Penne icon
    Penne
    500g
  • Cherry tomatoes icon
    Cherry tomatoes
    330g
  • Black olives icon
    Black olives
    15g
  • Feta cheese icon
    Feta cheese
    200g
  • Pecorino cheese icon
    Pecorino cheese
    400g
  • Dill icon
    Dill
    as needed
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    10g

Tools

  • kCook icon Broiler
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Baking dish - 2 quart
  • kCook icon TM5 bowl
  • kCook icon Ceramic baking dish - 13 x 9 x 2"

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside garlic clove: peeled
  2. Prep and set aside onion: peeled & halved
  3. Prep and set aside penne: cooked
  4. Prep and set aside black olives: pitted
  5. Prep and set aside feta cheese: crumbled
  6. Prep and set aside pecorino cheese: sliced
  7. Pre-heat
  8. Fit the TM5 bowl to TM5
  9. Add fresh parsley
  10. Chop - approx 3 sec, speed 7
  11. Add prepared garlic clove
  12. Add prepared onion
  13. Add extra virgin olive oil
  14. Chop - approx 4 sec, speed 4
  15. Sauté - approx 5 min, varoma, speed 1
  16. Add butter
  17. Add cornflour
  18. Add milk
  19. Add greek yogurt
  20. Season with salt & pepper
  21. Cook - approx 7 min, 100°C, reverse speed 3
  22. Add lemon zest
  23. Get a clean ceramic baking dish
  24. Add prepared penne
  25. Stir sauce into baking dish
  26. Arrange halved cherry tomatoes
  27. Top with prepared black olives
  28. Add prepared feta cheese
  29. Add prepared pecorino cheese
  30. Sprinkle with dill
  31. Broil in broiler until golden brown - 5 min
  32. Top with lemon
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