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Baked Penne Pasta with Cheese

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Baked Penne Pasta with Cheese
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Health Score:
8,0 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation
Calories:
505
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie505 kcal(24 %)
Protein16.22 g(17 %)
Fat25.95 g(22 %)
Carbohydrates55.6 g(37 %)
Sugar added1.05 g(4 %)
Roughage2.25 g(8 %)
Vitamin A189.19 mg(23,649 %)
Vitamin D0.17 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E0.7 mg(6 %)
Vitamin B₁0.35 mg(35 %)
Vitamin B₂0.36 mg(33 %)
Niacin7.34 mg(61 %)
Vitamin B₆0.25 mg(18 %)
Folate85.5 μg(29 %)
Pantothenic acid0.64 mg(11 %)
Biotin5.76 μg(13 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.31 μg(10 %)
Vitamin C19.24 mg(20 %)
Potassium418.35 mg(10 %)
Calcium255.72 mg(26 %)
Magnesium83.7 mg(28 %)
Iron3.59 mg(24 %)
Iodine11.66 μg(6 %)
Zinc2.78 mg(35 %)
Saturated fatty acids7.26 g
Cholesterol28.07 mg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
6 cups Penne
¼ cup olive oil
2 cups canned tomatoes
1 teaspoon sugar
1 bay leaf
1 onion (finely chopped)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
2 sprigs thyme
1 cup Cheddar cheese (finely grated)
1 tablespoon parsley (finely chopped)
salt
peppers
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.
Pre-heat the oven to 200°C | 400F | gas 6.
2.
Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over a moderate heat. Sweat the onion and garlic for 4-5 minutes until soft, stirring occasionally.
3.
Add the sugar and chopped tomatoes, stirring well, then add the sprigs of thyme. Simmer the sauce for 8-10 minutes until thickened, then season to taste.
4.
Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling, salted water for 6-7 minutes. Drain and cool.
5.
Combine the pasta with the sauce in a large mixing bowl and stir in the parsley, mixing well. Spoon into a 30cm x 15cm ovenproof, glass baking dish.
6.
Sprinkle the grated cheese on top and bake for 20-25 minutes until the cheese has melted and the top is golden brown. Remove and serve straight from the dish.