24/05/2012 07:21 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Quick And Easy Family Recipe: Chilli Pasta Bake

The creamy sauce in this pasta bake takes the edge off if you're not up for blow-your-head-off chilli.


Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

You will need:

300g extra lean minced beef
1 large jar ready made chilli con carne sauce
300g penne pasta
100g Philadelphia Light with Garlic & Herbs
1 egg
150g tub Greek yogurt
40g reduced fat cheddar cheese, grated
Salad, to serve

What to do:

1. Heat the oven to 180 C, Gas 4. Heat a large frying pan, add the mince and brown then add the chilli sauce and cook over a reduced low heat for 5 minutes.

2. Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the pack and drain well. Mix with the chilli sauce to combine and pour into an ovenproof dish.

3. In a bowl use a whiskto mix the Philly, egg and yogurt and half of the cheddar cheese. Pour the Philly mix over the top of the saucy pasta and top with the remaining cheese. Bake for 20 minutes until browned on top. Serve with salad.

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