Surprise pasta bake

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Serves: 4

By wildmutt



  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 50g cheddar

  • 1 pinch sugar

  • 400g chopped tomato

  • 2 hot dogs sliced

  • 1 clove garlic crushed

  • 100g pasta rigatoni

  • 1 onions chopped

  • 1 splash Worcestershire sauce to taste

  • 2 slices baguette or bread, coarsely grated


  1. Fry the onion in the oil for 5 minutes until softened and lightly golden.
  2. Add the garlic and mix in the tomatoes and sugar, bring to the boil and simmer for 20 minutes. Add a few dashes Worcestershire sauce to taste.
  3. Cook the pasta according to pack instructions.
  4. Heat the grill to high. Mix together the breadcrumbs and cheese.
  5. Drain the pasta and stir into the sauce. Place the hot dogs in a heatproof dish, tip over the pasta and put the cheesy crumbs on the top and grill for a few minutes until golden brown.

Handy Hint

The sauce in steps 1 and 2 can be prepared and then frozen.

Additional Information

  • Kids can help

  • Can Freeze

  • Budget

  • tomato

  • sausage

  • Pasta

  • Meat

  • cheese

  • Main Course

  • Low fat

  • Make Ahead

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  • wildmutt 06/07/10 18:51

    This is a quick lunch / supper for the kids , but can also be a substantial family meal with garlic bread and salad.