Quick Kids’ Sausage Pasta Bake

Cooking Method

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