Baked Pasta: Macaroni, Spinach And Cheese Bake Recipe

Baked Pasta: Macaroni, Spinach And Cheese Bake Recipe

Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Easy Recipes, Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4
Calories 283.7 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 250 g dried macaroni
  • 50 g unsalted butter
  • 50 g plain flour
  • 500 ml milk
  • 150 g cooked spinach, well drained
  • 200 g Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • A baking dish, about 30 x 20 cm

Instructions
 

  • #The spinach adds some colour and vitamins to this hearty bake. Fresh or frozen spinach can be used, but do make sure that both are thoroughly drained.# Preheat the oven to 190°C (375°F) Gas 5.
  • Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil. Add the pasta, and cook until al dente, or according to the packet instructions.
  • Meanwhile, melt the butter in a saucepan, remove from the heat and mix in the flour to make a roux. Return to a low heat and slowly pour in the milk, stirring constantly.
  • Bring to the boil and cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  • Drain the macaroni and add to the sauce along with the spinach, seasoning and half the Parmesan. Mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into the baking dish, scatter the remaining Parmesan on top and bake for 15 minutes, until golden.
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