how to make quick Zucchini, tomato and basil pasta bake

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Table of Contents

Ingredients

  • 6 medium zucchini, halved lengthways and sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 punnet red cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 punnet yellow cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 teaspoon chilli flakes, optional
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 500g penne (see Notes)
  • Few handfuls of basil leaves, torn
  • 1 1/4 cups pecorino, or vegetarian hard cheese, grated

Method

  • Step 1
    Preheat oven to 200C.
  • Step 2
    In a large bowl, combine zucchini, onion, celery, tomatoes and chilli. Season to taste, then toss with oil. Transfer to a large baking dish and bake for 10 mins, tossing once.
  • Step 3
    Meanwhile, cook penne in a large saucepan of boiling salted water for 10-12 mins, following packet instructions. Drain, reserving a small jug of cooking water.
  • Step 4
    Transfer pasta to a bowl. Toss through the vegetables with basil. Return to the baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with cheese and drizzle a few tablespoons of reserved cooking water down the sides of the dish.
  • Step 5
    Bake for 15-20 mins or until pasta is crunchy on top. Serve with salad.

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