BROCCOLI, MUSHROOM & BACON PASTA BAKE

INGREDIENTS

4 Cups of pre cooked pasta, any shape you like
1 Medium head of broccoli, cut into small flowerettes
2 Rashers of bacon, cut into slices
4 Buttom mushrooms, sliced finely
25 gm butter
2 tbs plain flour
2 Cups milk
1/2 Cup Cheese
Salt and pepper to taste

LET’S PUT IT ALTOGETHER

1. In a sauce pan place the broccoli into boiling water and cook until they are bright green.
2. Meanwhile in a small frypan cook the bacon and mushroom together until they begin to soften.
3. In a small saucepan add the butter and melt, remove from heat and add the flour to create a rue. Return to heat and add the milk whisking continually until it thickens. Add the cheese remove from heat and whisk to melt. Add salt and pepper to taste.
4. In an oven proof dish add the cooked pasta, broccoli, mushrooms and bacon, mix to combine.
5. Add the cheese sauce to the pasta mix in the bowl and mix through.
6. Bake in a 180 degree oven for 20 minutes.

Enjoy as a side dish with meat or as a main meal. Suitable for toddlers.

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7 Responses to BROCCOLI, MUSHROOM & BACON PASTA BAKE

  1. Anonymous July 9, 2012 at 3:24 pm #

    Awesome Thankyou !!

  2. Cooking For Busy Mums July 9, 2012 at 3:30 pm #

    Not a problem, enjoy. Amanda

  3. Melody July 10, 2012 at 9:18 am #

    What an awesome recipe! Thank you for sharing. Im making this tonight 🙂

  4. Cooking For Busy Mums July 15, 2012 at 6:52 am #

    Enjoy Melody. Amanda

  5. Di June 25, 2015 at 1:20 pm #

    I love your recipes, some nights I am feeding 6 adults. Can you tell me if the oven temps are for a conventional or fan forced oven please. Thanks.

  6. Tess October 17, 2015 at 5:36 pm #

    Hi Amanda, I cheat and buy pre cut mushrooms, how much would 4 mushrooms be?

    • Amanda October 18, 2015 at 9:37 pm #

      Hi Tess, about 3/4 Cup.

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