Easy Cheesy Pasta Bake

Easy Cheesy Pasta Bake

Easy Cheesy Pasta Bake

Created By: Phelim Byrne

Preparation time 20 mins | Total Time 60 mins | Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 100g wholemeal pasta
  • 50g frozen peas
  • 80g mixed vegetables e.g. blanched broccoli, sweet corn, mixed peppers etc.
  • 75g grated cheddar
  • Seasoning to taste
  • 2 x 160g cooked chicken fillets
  • 300ml milk
  • 15g flour
  • 15g butter
  • Salt, pepper and nutmeg to season

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta first in boiling water for 10 minutes
  2. In a bowl mix up your favourite veggies and tear up or chop the skinless, cooked, chicken fillets and add them to the bowl
  3. Add the grated cheddar
  4. Now mix in the sauce and stir well
  5. Add the pasta and then when it’s all mixed up pop it into a suitable dish, like a lasagne dish and it’s ready for the oven
  6. Place in the preheated oven at 180c / Gas 5 for 45 minutes or until bubbling hot!
  7. Melt the butter in a saucepan
  8. Stir in the flour which now forms a roux, continue to stir over a medium heat for 3-4 minutes
  9. Slowly add in the milk, whilst continually stirring until it is all incorporated and you have a smooth glossy sauce
  10. Cook the sauce for 3-4 minutes and then season with salt, pepper and nutmeg to serve