Bacon & Mushroom Pasta Bake

How good is a delicious pasta bake? This one is AMAZING!!! 

Serves: 6
Ingredients:
500g penne pasta, cooked
300ml heavy cream
3 cups of chicken stock
1 onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 cups spinach leaves
350g bacon, sliced into thin strips
250 button mushrooms, sliced finely
1 spring onion, sliced finely
roasted capsicum, finely diced 
1 1/2 cups provolonge cheese
1 tsp dried oregano
pinch of salt & pepper

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees
  2. Cook pasta according to packet instructions, minus 2 minutes (It will cook more in the oven!) 
  3. In a large pan, heat olive oil over medium to high heat. 
  4. Place onion, spring onion, garlic, mushrooms, and bacon into the pan and cook for 8-10 minutes, until mushrooms are cooked through and onion is translucent. 
  5. Add roasted capsicum
  6. Add cream, roasted capsicum and stock and season with salt, pepper and dried oregano.
  7. Add pasta and 1 cup of the provolone cheese to the mix and stir. (you may need to transfer to a large mixing bowl, its a lot!!)
  8. Place pasta mixture into a large baking tray. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup of cheese. Place into the oven for 20 minutes or until lightly golden brown. 
  9. Eat!

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