28 Sep 2015
MONDAY MUNCHIES - Spaghetti Bake
If there is one thing I can serve up for dinner that will tame the hungry tums of my teens, its pasta.
Spaghetti, lasagna, carbonara, it doesn't matter as long as there is heaps of it.
One dish that fills the dinner dreams of my teens, is my spaghetti bake. Made on the delicious Whole Grain Barilla Spaghetti, its high in fibre and has a low GI.
* 1 pkt of Barilla whole grain spaghetti
* 500 grams of lean beef mince
* 2 cloves of crushed garlic
* 1 large onion diced
* 2 grated zucchini
* 2 grated carrots
* 1 800 gram can of diced tomatoes
* 1 tablespoon salt reduced tomato paste
* 1 teaspoon Italian spices
* Grated tasty cheese
Cook pasta as per directions on the box, leave to one side.
In a large pan coated with cooking spray, saute the garlic and onion until soft. Add the mince and cook stirring until brown.
Add the carrot, zucchini and spices and cook for a further 3 minutes stirring well.
Add all the other ingredients (except the pasta) and combine well, bringing the mix to the boil then reduce to a slow simmer.
In a large lasagna dish coated with cooking spray. Layer the mince and pasta (as you would a lasagna) topping with the grated cheese.
Bake in the oven at 180 degrees until the cheese is golden.
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