Arrabbiata Pasta Bake
A comforting family favourite made with budget-friendly ingredients and a deliciously spicy Italian tomato-based sauce. This arrabbiata pasta bake is quick and easy to throw together, making it a perfect weekday dinner.
Preheat the oven to 200°C fan bake.
Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water and drain.
Heat a large casserole dish to medium high heat. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and sauté the garlic, leek and mushrooms for 5-10 minutes or until tender.
Season with salt and pepper. Stir through the tomato paste and Arrabiata sauce and bring to a simmer.
Once simmering, add the macaroni pasta and pasta water and mix until well combined.
Sprinkle over the tasty cheese and place in the oven to cook for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.
Garnish with fresh basil leaves.
Make this pasta bake vegan with dairy free cheese and gluten free with your favourite gluten free pasta.
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