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Cheesy Baked Beef Penne

Cheesy Baked Beef Penne

with Roasted Veggies

Get your taste buds ready because this baked pasta dish is bound to become a family favourite! With ground beef, a rich, garlicky tomato sauce and cheese for DAYS, this weeknight winner can't be beat.

Tags:
Family Friendly
Allergens:
Wheat
Milk

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time35 minutes
DifficultyMedium

Ingredients

serving amount

250 g

Ground Beef

170 g

Penne

(Contains Wheat)

1 unit

Crushed Tomatoes with Garlic and Onion

1 unit

Sweet Bell Pepper

1 unit

Zucchini

¾ cup

Mozzarella Cheese, shredded

(Contains Milk)

¼ cup

Parmesan Cheese, shredded

(Contains Milk)

1 tbsp

Cream Sauce Spice Blend

(Contains Wheat)

1 unit

Chicken Broth Concentrate

7 g

Parsley

Not included in your delivery

¼ tsp

Salt*

¼ tsp

Pepper*

2 tbsp

Oil*

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Nutrition Values

Calories1010 kcal
Fat46 g
Saturated Fat18 g
Carbohydrate93 g
Sugar20 g
Dietary Fiber10 g
Protein57 g
Cholesterol105 mg
Sodium2060 mg
Trans Fat1 g
Potassium1600 mg
Calcium550 mg
Iron7.25 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.

Utensils

Large Pot
Colander
Measuring Cups
Measuring Spoons
Baking Sheet
Large Non-Stick Pan
Parchment Paper
8x8" Baking Dish

Instructions

Cook penne
1

Before starting, preheat the oven to 450°F.Add 10 cups water and 2 tsp salt to a large pot (use same for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.Wash and dry all produce. Add penne to the boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 10-12 min. Reserve 3/4 cup (1 1/2 cups) pasta water, then drain and return penne to the same pot, off heat.

Prep
2

Meanwhile, core, then cut pepper into 1/4-inch pieces.Halve zucchini lengthwise, then cut into 1/4-inch half-moons. Roughly chop parsley.

Cook veggies and beef
3

Add zucchini, peppers and 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil to a parchment-lined baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper, then toss to combine. Roast veggies in the middle of the oven until golden-brown, 6-8 min.Meanwhile, heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.When hot, add 1 tbsp 2 tbsp) oil, then beef. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, breaking up beef into smaller pieces, until no pink remains, 4-5 min.**

Make sauce
4

Add Cream Sauce Spice Blend to the pan with beef. Cook, stirring often, until coated, 1 min. Add crushed tomatoes, reserved pasta water and broth concentrate. Season with salt and pepper, then stir to combine. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, remove the pan from heat.

Bake penne
5

Add sauce, veggies and half the mozzarella to the pot with penne. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, then stir to combine. Lightly oil an 8x8-inch baking dish (9x13-inch for 4 ppl). Transfer penne to the baking dish. Sprinkle remaining mozzarella over top, then Parmesan.Bake in the middle of the oven until cheese is golden-brown and sauce is thickened slightly, 8-10 min.

Finish and serve
6

Let baked penne cool slightly, 2-3 min. Divide between plates.Sprinkle parsley over top.