I often wonder how many ingredients can we mix with pasta? Almost anything and everything I imagine. But I also think that sometimes it is the classics that work the best and when I am craving an amazing, fast and scrumptious pasta dish this is it, Baked Pasta.
You basically need one bowl, an easy meat sauce and a lot of fresh mozzarella and parmesan cheese; add a little white sauce and it becomes so creamy and delicious you will be making it more than once.
The strange thing is I never ate this dish at anyone’s house but people would often talk about “pasta al forno”, (baked pasta). In Italy it can be a little confusing, because pasta al forno, also refers to lasagna, cannelloni virtually any pasta baked in the oven. So talking to my sister- in- law (many years ago) she set me straight on all the different types of baked pasta.
Over the years I have made this type of baked pasta in many different ways, but I have to admit this is the winner, I think adding just that bit of white sauce brings it all together.
Creamy Cheesy Baked Pasta
Before it gets too hot to turn on the oven, or too hot to even think about turning on the oven, you must definitely give this a try. Buon Appetito!