Super Protein Pasta Bake

Super Protein Pasta Bake

Category, , DifficultyBeginner

Super Protein Pasta Bake: An awesome Turkey pasta bake that's full of protein.

Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 mins
 500 g Penne Pasta
 400 g Diced Tomatoes
 1 Brown Onion (diced)
 400 g Pasta Bake Sauce
 500 g Turkey Mince
 2 Zucchini (shredded)
 3 Carrots (shredded)
 350 g Shredded Tasty Cheese
1

Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius and prepare a large baking dish by lightly greasing. Put aside. On the stove, preheat a lightly oiled medium sized saucepan and add the onion, cooking until translucent.

2

Add the mince and stir until well combined. Add the shredded carrot, zucchini and diced tomatoes, stir. Add in the pasta bake sauce.

3

Meanwhile, fill a large saucepan until it is approximately 3/4 full of water. Add a pinch of salt and bring to the boil.

4

Once the water is boiling add your pasta, stirring as it goes in. Lower the heat and let cook for 8-10 minutes or until pasta becomes soft to eat.

5

Drain the pasta over the sink and into a large bowl. Combine the pasta with the meat sauce and a handful of cheese, stirring well to ensure all ingredients are mixed together.

6

Add the pasta and meat to the prepared baking dish and cover with a good layer of cheese. Place in the oven and cook until cheese is golden brown on top.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 5


Amount Per Serving
Calories 774
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g56%
Total Carbohydrate 64g22%
Protein 46g92%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 500 g Penne Pasta
 400 g Diced Tomatoes
 1 Brown Onion (diced)
 400 g Pasta Bake Sauce
 500 g Turkey Mince
 2 Zucchini (shredded)
 3 Carrots (shredded)
 350 g Shredded Tasty Cheese

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius and prepare a large baking dish by lightly greasing. Put aside. On the stove, preheat a lightly oiled medium sized saucepan and add the onion, cooking until translucent.

2

Add the mince and stir until well combined. Add the shredded carrot, zucchini and diced tomatoes, stir. Add in the pasta bake sauce.

3

Meanwhile, fill a large saucepan until it is approximately 3/4 full of water. Add a pinch of salt and bring to the boil.

4

Once the water is boiling add your pasta, stirring as it goes in. Lower the heat and let cook for 8-10 minutes or until pasta becomes soft to eat.

5

Drain the pasta over the sink and into a large bowl. Combine the pasta with the meat sauce and a handful of cheese, stirring well to ensure all ingredients are mixed together.

6

Add the pasta and meat to the prepared baking dish and cover with a good layer of cheese. Place in the oven and cook until cheese is golden brown on top.

Super Protein Pasta Bake