CHEESY BROCCOLI PASTA BAKE
It’s a perfect bowl of cheesy broccoli & pasta that I think you’ll enjoy time and time again. This simple dish can be ready in under 30 minutes making it ideal for when you’re craving something comforting and quick. Easy cheesy pasta bake for nights where you want something delicious and comforting to eat but can’t be bothered to spend ages in the kitchen.
*1 pack Penne pasta
*1 head broccoli, cut into florets
*1 tbsp butter + 2 tbsp Olive oil
*200g heavy cream
*1 tbsp garlic paste
*Salt – Pepper
*1 cup grated Mozzarella cheese
*1 cup Greek grated Kefalotyri cheese
Cook the pasta, adding the broccoli for the final 4-5 mins and cooking until tender. Drain well, then heat the grill.
Heat Olive oil and butter in a saucepan and stir in the garlic paste.
Cook for 1 min, then gradually add the heavy cream stirring well .
Bring to the boil, stirring, then simmer for 2 mins, before stirring in the cheeses ( 1/2 cup of each cheese ) and seasoning.
Mix the pasta and broccoli into the sauce and spoon into an ovenproof dish. Scatter over the remaining cheeses and place under a hot grill for 3-4 mins until golden and bubbling.