Pepperoni Pasta Bake
375g penne pasta
75g sliced pepperoni, chopped
100g semi-dried tomatoes, chopped
700g tomato pasta sauce
1/3 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup chopped fresh chives
2/3 cup grated cheddar cheese
small fresh basil leaves, to serve
Preheat oven to 200°C. Lightly grease a 8 cup-capacity ovenproof dish.
Place pasta, salami, tomatoes, pasta sauce, 2 cups cold water, chopped basil and 1/3 cup chives in prepared dish. Stir to combine. Top with cheese. Cover dish with foil. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil. Bake for 15 minutes or until cheese is golden and pasta tender. Stand for 10 minutes.
Top with basil leaves and remaining chives. Serve.