Garlic Bread Pasta Torte

Garlic Bread Pasta Torte

  • Serves 12
  • Difficulty Easy

Spag Bol Sunday getting a bit stale? Freshen things up with this Garlic Bread Pasta Torte made from our Wholemeal Loaf filled with pasta, meat of your choice and yummy herbs and spices!

Ingredients

Ingredients

1 tbsp olive oil
6 pork & fennel sausages
1 onion, finely diced
3 garlic cloves
200g Swiss brown mushrooms, sliced
1 red capsicum, diced
1 bottle of passata 700g
Small handful of basil, roughly chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
400g spiral pasta
2 ½ cups mozzarella, grated
½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
150g unsalted butter, melted
4 garlic cloves, finely chopped

Method

    1. Step 1

      Preheat oven to 200°C

    2. Step 2

      In a large pot cook the pasta according to packet instructions

    3. Step 3

      Remove casings from the sausages

    4. Step 4

      Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Crumble the sausage meat into the hot pan and cook until it starts to brown

    5. Step 5

      Add the onions and saute for a further 2 mins, followed by the mushrooms, capsicum and garlic and cook for 3- 4 more minutes

    6. Step 6

      Stir in the passata and simmer for 15 minutes

    7. Step 7

      Add the cooked pasta and basil to the sauce and stir in 2 cups of mozzarella cheese

    8. Step 8

      Melt the butter in the microwave and stir in garlic

    9. Step 9

      Using a pastry brush, lightly brush one side of the bread with garlic butter

    10. Step 10

      Line the bottom and sides of a greased 10-in. springform pan with bread slices, facing the buttered sides against the pan. Fill with pasta mixture and sprinkle with remaining cheese

    11. Step 11

      Bake, uncovered for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Loosen sides from pan with a knife before removing the torte from the pan