Three Cheese & Bacon Pasta Traybake Recipe

 

Three Cheese & Bacon Pasta Traybake Recipe slimming low calorie


Inspired by the TikTok feta pasta trend and my Boursin pasta traybake going viral on Facebook, I thought I would try and create another tasty cheese based pasta traybake!

The beauty of these recipes is that you can really play around with the flavours you add, adding more veggies, adding meat, leaving it out, you can really do anything with it!

Three Cheese & Bacon Pasta Traybake Recipe slimming low calorie

Funny story about when I was making this recipe, I use a light to light up the food when taking a picture. I filmed this recipe as a video, and right at the very end my light FELL into the food, splatting it everywhere and ruining the melted cheese on top!

The images you see in this recipe were taken straight from the video!

I could have added more cheese and put it back in, but then I would be adding more calories back into it!

Add pasta water


The most important thing I have to stress with this recipe, and any other cheese and pasta based tray bake, is the pasta water. 

This stuff is like liquid gold, and can thicken up any pasta sauce, and help create the smooth creamy sauce in this dish. 

When you've cooked your pasta, drain some of the water off and save it. 

 








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Three Cheese & Bacon Pasta Traybake Recipe

Syn Value: 6 Syns Per portion

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Dinner
British
Yield: 4
Author: Latoyah Egerton
Three Cheese & Bacon Pasta Traybake | Low Calorie Recipe

Three Cheese & Bacon Pasta Traybake | Low Calorie Recipe

Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 35 MinTotal time: 45 Min
Inspired by the TikTok feta pasta trend and my Boursin pasta traybake going viral on Facebook, I thought I would try and create another tasty cheese based pasta traybake!

Ingredients

  • 80g pack of extra light cream cheese
  • 1/2 ball of light mozzarella
  • Bacon medallions chopped into small chunks, fat removed
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 40g extra light cheddar for the sauce, 40g extra light cheddar for the topping
  • 50ml milk and 25ml water mixed together
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 150g Dried pasta of your choice

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees
  2. Add the cream cheese to your baking tray
  3. Then add the mozzarella ball, pulling it apart into smaller chunks
  4. Top with the bacon
  5. Add the mustard powder and smoked paprika
  6. Add the milk and water mix over the top
  7. Top with a generous pinch of salt and pepper
  8. Add to the oven for 10 mins then remove
  9. Meanwhile, parboil your pasta for approx. 5 mins, making sure you keep the pasta water rather than draining it away. You want the pasta to be slightly softened, but not ready to serve.
  10. Remove the tray from the oven, then add 2 tbsp of the pasta water, and mix everything together
  11. Add the pasta and mix well
  12. Add 40g of cheddar to the sauce and mix again
  13. Then top with the other 40g of cheddar and place back in the oven for 20 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Calories

269.19

Fat (grams)

15.71

Sat. Fat (grams)

7.88

Carbs (grams)

17.68

Fiber (grams)

1.53

Net carbs

16.14

Sugar (grams)

3.26

Protein (grams)

13.94

Sodium (milligrams)

562.55

Cholesterol (grams)

46.43

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