Pastitsio with basil and sage butter



Ingredients 8
Servings 6-8
Time 90 mins

Ingredients

  • 1
    quantity red wine meat sauce
  • 400
    g
    penne pasta
  • 1
    quantity white sauce
  • 1/3
    cup
    freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 2
    Tbs
    salted butter
  • handful fresh sage leaves
  • 2
    stems small basil leaves
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
 

Method

25 mins
 

Preheat the oven to 200º C.

Cook the pasta according to packet instructions. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water before draining.

Toss the pasta and meat sauce together. Add ¾ - 1 cup of reserved pasta water to loosen.

Transfer to a large greased baking dish.

Pour the white sauce over the pasta and scatter with parmesan.

Bake for about 25 minutes until golden.

Melt the butter in a pan. Add the sage and toss to coat. Once the sage turns crisp, add the basil and season with black pepper.

Pour the hot herb butter over the baked pasta and serve.

Recipe by Bibbyskitchen@36. To see more click HERE.

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