Bean and potato pesto bake

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Bean and potato pesto bake
Bean and potato pesto bake
Servings:Serves 2
Calories per serving:749
Ready in:1 hour
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:45 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:13th July 2019
Assembled, ready to bake

My baked version of the Ligurian pasta dish, usually made with Trofie pasta, potatoes and green beans.

I've decided to add mozzarella cheese and bake it to get a nice crispy finish.

Ingredients

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Mise en place

  • Preheat the oven to 180° C (350° F - gas 4), [fan oven 160° C & reduce cooking time by 10 mins per hour]

Method

  1. Boil the potatoes in salted water for 15 minutes
  2. Boil the pasta (macaroni) in well salted water for 10 minutes
  3. Simmer the green beans for 5 minutes
  4. Mix the cooked potatoes, beans and pasta with the pesto in a casserole dish
  5. Top with the sliced tomatoes and the crumbled mozzarella and sprinkle with black pepper
  6. Bake for 15 minutes and finish under a hot grill for the final 5 minutes
  7. Serve immediately

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