Pasta Al Forno

I am a typical south Indian in food habits and I do not generally try out other dishes other than my typical south Indian dishes when we visit a restaurant. But my daughter loves to try out all vegetarian dishes .The other day  she came back from a restaurant and said that she loved the pasta that was served there. Curious to know if it was different from what I cooked at home, I asked her to describe it and she said it was creamy and with lot of cheese, not the typical red sauce . She said it was called as Pasta Al Ferno.I just smiled at her because I knew what the next question from her would be….When will you cook it at home????
Well I tried to search for the recipe and found out that the sauce was a combination of tomato and good amount of cheese and it is finally baked !So here is a simple , tasty and tested recipe of Pasta Al Forno
Green bell pepper,1/2

Red bell pepper
Marinara sauce
Tomato Puree
Olive oil
Mozarella cheese
1/4 cup
Cheese slices
To taste

Boil enough quantity of water and add the pasta to it. Cook it as per instructions.
Heat olive oil and add the cut onions, saute for 1 minute and then add the cut bell peppers and saute
Now add the marinara sauce and tomato puree. Mix well and cook for a minute or two
Now add the oregano and a little salt and 1/2 cup of water
Now add the cooked and drained pasta, mix well and add the cheese slices
Cook everything for 2-3 minutes in low flame
Switch off the fire
Now transfer this to a baking dish
Preheat the oven to 200C
Sprinkle fresh grated mozzarella on the prepared pasta
Bake for 15 minutes

Serve warm!!
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