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Servings 6
Calories 667 kcal
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, peeled and very finely chopped
  • 1 small carrot, peeled and very finely chopped
  • 2 small sticks of celery, very finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • pinch dried oregano
  • 450 g lean minced beef
  • 2-3 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 400 g chopped tomatoes in juice
  • 300 ml water
  • 1 beef Oxo cube
  • pinch salt
  • pinch freshly milled black pepper
  • 600 g rigatoni pasta, blanched for 2 minutes
  • 250 g shredded buffalo Mozzarella

Instructions
 

  • Heat the olive oil and add the onions, celery, carrot, garlic and oregano and cook for 3 minutes to soften.
  • Add the mince and break up with a wooden spoon.
  • Add the flour to soak up the juices and mix really well.
  • Add the tomato paste, canned tomatoes, salt and pepper and cook over low heat for a few minutes.
  • Next, add the stock cube and water and bring to a very slow simmer. Cook for 20 minutes slowly until nice and thick.
  • Lightly oil a 25cm x 8cm deep loose-bottomed cake tin.
  • Spoon over half the Bolognese sauce and half the cheese.
  • Carefully arrange the rigatoni standing on their ends and nice and tightly packed together on the sauce. Pack the tin really well.
  • Spoon over the rest of the sauce and sprinkle over the cheese.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes until cooked and golden.
  • Remove from the oven, cool for 15 minutes to set, then sprinkle over the fresh basil and parsley.
  • Remove the outer tin slice and serve
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Nutrition Facts
Tomato Rigatoni Mozzarella Pasta Cake
Amount per Serving
Calories
667
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
19
g
29
%
Saturated Fat
 
8
g
50
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
8
g
Cholesterol
 
78
mg
26
%
Sodium
 
503
mg
22
%
Potassium
 
750
mg
21
%
Carbohydrates
 
84
g
28
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
6
g
7
%
Protein
 
38
g
76
%
Vitamin A
 
3080
IU
62
%
Vitamin C
 
9
mg
11
%
Calcium
 
995
mg
100
%
Iron
 
4
mg
22
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword beef, pasta, tomato
Course Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine British, Italian, ITV This Morning, Spring, Summer
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