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Easy pasta bake

Easy pasta bake


Add extra colourful veg to jazz up a jar of pasta sauce and create this tasty dish

  • Feeds 2 Feeds 2
  • Ready in 40 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    2010kj 499kcal
  • Fat
    Low 15%
  • Saturates
    Low 17%
  • Sugar
    Low 15%
  • Salt
    Low 15%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 74g


  • 175g Co-op pasta
  • 1 tsp Co-op olive oil
  • 1/2 red pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced
  • 100g frozen peas
  • 1/2 x 300g jar Co-op arrabbiata pasta sauce
  • Small handful fresh parsley, chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 x 125g ball Co-op lighter mozzarella, sliced


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/fan 170°C/Gas 5
  2. Cook the pasta according to the pack instructions
  3. Drain well, retaining 2 tbsp cooking water
  4. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large pan and fry the chopped red pepper for 5 mins
  5. Add the sliced garlic and frozen peas and cook for 2 mins, then stir in the pasta sauce
  6. Add the pasta and cooking water, then stir in a small handful fresh parsley, chopped, if you like
  7. Spoon into an ovenproof dish and top with sliced mozzarella
  8. Bake for 25 mins