Guest Blogger Recipe: Richard’s Million Dollar Pasta Bake

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Hello, this recipe was taken from an American blog and adapted to my taste, it is very cheesy and that is why I love it. I hope to share more of my recipes with you in the future. 

I like to write my recipes in a way that gives the cook to give his/her own spin on it. Cooking is a very personal skill; everyone has their own style or method to most basic recipes. I try to share them in a way that encourages this. It is the way my Nan used give me recipes for the family.

What you need:

  • Your favorite Bolognese Recipe I use the BBC recipe ‘The Best Spaghetti Bolognese’ with extra peas (
  • 1 pack of spaghetti
  • 1/2 block real butter, cut into small chunks
  • 1 small pot of whole milk cottage cheese
  • 1 small pack cream cheese (about 200g)
  • 1 small tub sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Pack of pre-grated Mozzarella cheese about 200g
  • Grated cheddar cheese about 200g


  1. Pre-heat oven 180 °C
  2. Boil the pasta, with a bit of salt to taste.
  3. Prepare your favourite Bolognese
  4. Drain Pasta, return to pan and add Butter.
  5. In a bowl add cream cheese, cottage cheese, sour cream and mix until evenly mixed
  6. Add to pasta, mix until evenly spread.
  7. Put pasta into large lasagne dish.
  8. Add about 5 serving spoon full of your mince to the top and adjutant the pasta so you have a little of the mince mixed the pasta Unevenly.
  9. Add the remainder of the mince to the top of the pasta,
  10. Add cheese to the top,
  11. Bake for around 20-25 mins or until golden brown to your liking.

Richard 🙂

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