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Super easy vegetarian pasta bake

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Preparation time:
5 minutes
Cooking time:
20 minutes
Difficulty:
easy

What you'll need and how to make this dish

Ingredients

  • 400g wholewheat pasta
  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 pack vegetarian sausages
  • 400g chopped tomatoes
  • 50g sliced sun dried tomatoes
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 3 tbsp red pesto
  • 50g cheddar cheese
  • Basil or mixed herbs
  • 100g mozzarella

Method

  • <ol> <li>In a large pan
  • boil the pasta in plenty of water until cooked.</li> <li>Whilst the pasta is cooking
  • chop the onion and gently fry it with the garlic in a little oil until soft and the onion looks clear.</li> <li>Add the vegetarian sausages. Once browned
  • remove and chop into chunky bites.</li> <li>Pop the sausages back into the pan and add the tomatoes
  • sugar
  • pesto and sun dried tomatoes. Season to taste. Simmer until most of the water from the chopped tomatoes has gone.</li> <li>Drain the pasta and add to the pan with the sausages and tomatoes. Stir in half of the cheddar and transfer to a shallow dish. Sprinkle with the rest of the cheddar and dot the sliced mozzarella over the top.</li> <li>Grill for 10 minutes or until the cheese has melted and started to brown. Serve with basil leaves.</li> </ol>