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Spinach and tomato pasta bake

11 - 12
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Who can resist a creamy, cheesy pasta bake? Whip this up in only 30 minutes and watch the family gobble it up.

Ingredients

Pasta

300 g, large spiral variety

Zucchini

2 medium, thinly sliced

Baby spinach leaves

200 g

Cherry tomatoes

400 g

97% fat-free cottage cheese

250 g

Light thickened cream

cup(s), (85ml)

Grated parmesan cheese

cup(s), (25g)

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta in a saucepan of boiling salted water following packet instructions, adding zucchini in the last 3 minutes. Drain, reserving ¼ cup (60ml) liquid. Reserve 1½ tablespoons liquid to serve 2.
  2. Meanwhile, place spinach in a heatproof bowl and cover with boiling water. Drain and rinse under cold running water. Drain again and pat dry with paper towels. Chop.
  3. Microwave spinach and tomatoes, separately, in microwave-safe bowls on high (100%) for 1 minute or until heated.
  4. Preheat grill on high. Whisk cottage cheese and cream in a bowl until smooth. Add to pasta with reserved liquid and stir to combine. Spoon pasta mixture into a 2 litre (8-cup) capacity ovenproof dish. Spoon mixture into a 1 litre (4-cup) capacity dish to serve 2. Fold in spinach and tomatoes. Sprinkle with parmesan and grill for 3-5 minutes or until golden