Cheesy Penne bake
2 leeks, chopped
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp flour
350ml milk, warmed a pinch of nutmeg powder (optional)
125-200g turkey ham, diced
1 cup mature Cheddar cheese
400g cooked penne
1/2 cup grated Parmesan
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
1 Preheat the oven to 180°C.
2 Fry the leeks in the butter until glossy.
3 Stir in the flour and then the milk, whisking continuously to prevent lumps from forming. Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg powder. Set aside to cool.
4 Stir in the turkey ham and cheese. Add this to the cooked pasta and stir.
5 Divide the mixture into four ovenproof bowls, sprinkle Parmesan and breadcrumbs over and bake for 20-30 minutes or until golden brown and warmed through.