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Quick Kids' Kransky Pasta Bake

Method

  1. Cook the pasta according to the pack directions minus 2 minutes.
  2. Drain the pasta and fold through 15g of butter. Set aside to cool. 
  3. Preheat the oven to 180°C, fan bake.
  4. Sauté the garlic, onion and carrot in 15g of butter until soft.
  5. Add tomatoes, 2 tsp oregano and season to taste. Heat well but don't boil. 
  6. Mix cornflour into the cream/milk. Add gradually, stirring constantly.
  7. Add half the grated cheese and mix well. Sauce should be thick but runny (add more cornflour/flour to thicken if required).
  8. Add the diced kransky to the sauce and heat through.
  9. Spread the cooked pasta evenly into a baking dish and pour over the sauce. 
  10. To make the topping, blitz the stale bread with 1 tsp of oregano, salt and pepper and the remaining cheese. 
  11. Sprinkle topping over the pasta and bake for 20-30 mins (or until golden brown).