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Cheese & bacon pasta bakes

10
10
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr
Prep
15 min
Cook
45 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Enjoy this family friendly pasta dish for a simple supper.

Ingredients

Wholewheat Pasta, dry

200 g

Broccoli, raw

200 g, chopped

Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Onion(s)

1 medium, red, finely sliced

Bacon medallions, raw

4 rasher(s)

Low Fat Spread

25 g

Plain White Flour

25 g

Skimmed Milk

300 ml

WW Reduced Fat Grated Cheese Mature

100 g

Parmesan Cheese

15 g, grated

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, fan 160°C, gas mark 4. Cook the pasta in boiling water for 5 mins. Add the broccoli and cook for a further 5 mins. Drain and set aside.
  2. Mist a pan with cooking spray and fry the onion for 5 mins. Add the bacon, fry for a further 5 mins, then add to the pasta.
  3. Wipe the pan clean, then add the low fat spread. Heat to melt, then stir in the plain flour and cook for 2 mins. Whisk in the milk to combine, then simmer, whisking all the time, until it begins to thicken. Stir in the grated mature cheese, season well with salt and pepper, then stir into the pasta.
  4. Spoon the pasta into 4 x 300ml ovenproof dishes and sprinkle over the Parmesan. Bake in the oven for 20 mins and serve.