Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Baked Penne with Camembert

images from http://cookagain.blogspot.com


16oz. penne pasta

3 tbs. vegetable oil

3 tbs. green onions, chopped into rings

½ cup zucchini, sliced

½ cup red bell peppers, seeds removed and sliced

1 cup cooked ham, cubed

1 tbs. chopped parsley

Pinch of Hungarian sweet paprika

10 oz. Rouge et Noir Camembert

3 eggs

½ cup heavy cream

½ cup milk

Several basil leaves for garnish

Kosher Salt

Freshly ground pepper


Cook Penne in boiling salted water according to package directions until al dente. Drain. In a large pan, heat oil and sauté onions, zucchini, and bell peppers for 2-3 minutes. Add ham and sauté briefly. Toss with penne and parsley, and season to taste with paprika, salt, and pepper. Cut Camembert into ¼ inch cubes. Preheat oven to 375 degrees, Transfer half the pasta to a lightly-oiled casserole dish. Sprinkle half the Camembert over the top. Cover with remaining pasta and a second layer of Camembert. In a Bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, and milk. Season to taste with salt and pepper and pour over the casserole. Bake for 35-40 minutes. Garnish with basil leaves and serve.

1 comment: