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Creamy bolognese pasta bake

Creamy bolognese pasta bake
1H 15M


White sauce


1.Heat oil in a large saucepan on medium. Cook onion for 5 minutes, until soft. Add garlic. Cook for 1 minute, until fragrant.
2.Add mince to the pan and cook, breaking up lumps, for 8-10 minutes, until browned. Add tomato and tomato paste and simmer for 15 minutes, until thickened.
3.Meanwhile, cook rigatoni in a large saucepan of salted boiling water according to packet directions. Drain and return to pan. Stir in butter and half of parmesan. Cool.
4.To make white sauce, melt butter in a saucepan on medium heat. Add flour and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes, until bubbling. Gradually add milk, stirring, until smooth and combined. Simmer for 5 minutes, until thickened. Season.
5.Preheat oven to 200°C or 180°C fan. Grease an 8-cup ovenproof dish.
6.Add egg to rigatoni and toss to combine. Place half of rigatoni mixture in prepared dish. Cover with bolognese sauce and top with remaining rigatoni. Spoon over white sauce and scatter over remaining parmesan.
7.Bake for 30-35 minutes, until golden.

Family favourite, kid friendly


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