Baked Creamy Tomato Penne recipe

I tried this recipe last Christmas. Again, it’s from San Remo. It’s very cheesy 😉

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INGREDIENTS:

1 pack (500 grams) Penne, cooked al dente

2 cans (400 gram each) diced tomatoes

1 1/2 cup cream

1/4 cup canned pimiento, chopped

1/4 cup butter

2 cups ham cubes

2 cups quickmelt cheese, grated

2 tsp oregano

salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

1 cup quickmelt cheese, grated for topping

PROCEDURE:

  1. In a saucepan, add diced tomatoes, cream, chopped pimiento, butter, ham cubes, grated cheese ( the 2 cups of cheese) and oregano.
  2. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes until sauce is smooth.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Place cooked penne pasta in baking dish, add in creamy tomato sauce and mix well.
  5. Top with grated cheese ( 1 cup of cheese) and bake for 30 minutes in 350 degrees oven.

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