Baked rigatoni with chargrilled vegetables, mozzarella and Parma ham

Serving instructions

  • Anna Burges-Lumsden
  • Serves 2
  • Takes 5 minutes to make, 20 minutes to cook

Baked rigatoni with chargrilled vegetables, mozzarella and Parma ham


  1. 200g rigatoni pasta
  2. 100g fresh red pesto
  3. 100g mascarpone
  4. 360g Italian chargrilled vegetables
  5. 125g buffalo mozzarella, drained, sliced
  6. 3-4 slices Parma ham, cut into strips
  7. Fresh basil leaves


  • 1. Preheat the grill to medium. Tip the pasta into a large saucepan of boiling salted water and cook according to the packet instructions until al dente.
  • 2. Drain well, return the pasta to the pan, add the red pesto and mascarpone and stir until the pasta is coated in the sauce. Stir in the chargrilled vegetables, then tip into a medium ovenproof dish. Scatter with the sliced mozzarella, drizzle with a little olive oil, season well and place under the grill for 5 minutes until the mozzarella is melted and golden.
  • 3. Dot the top with strips of curled Parma ham and scatter with basil leaves. Serve with a large green salad.

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