Pasta Bake – Cheap & Simple Recipes for the lads

recipes-for-the-ladsAn ideal cheap and simple Pasta Bake meal that costs less than a fiver and will be ‘ready to eat’ in around 45 minutes.  Just pop down your local supermarket grab a jar of sauce, a pack of pasta and some cheese and you’re on your way.

Total Cost:  £3.55(£4.55 with sausage) – Asda – 19/03/17



500g jar of Homepride Creamy Tomato & Bacon Pasta Bake 

Other flavours available:

200g of pasta shapes e.g Fussilli

100g of Grated Cheese

How to make

  • Preheat oven to 200°c / Gas mark 6/ Fan oven 180°c
  • Pour Pasta Bake sauce into shallow ovenproof dish.  Fill the empty jar up to the top of the label with cold water and pour into dish with pasta sauce and stir. making sure pasta, coating well.
  • Cook uncovered for 25 minutes.  Remove the dish from the oven and stir well.  Sprinkle on your cheese and return to the oven for another 20 minutes until bubbling and golden.

For an extra tasty treat, add a sliced mattessons ‘ready to eat’ smoked sausage on top of the cheese.

Make sure it’s piping hot and fully cooked.  Leave to stand for about 5 mins to cool down and then serve.