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Baked Pasta (A pasta o furnu)m -Anelletti al forno

Baked Pasta (A pasta o furnu)

Everyone has their own family recipe, with ingredients that have been passed down through the years.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Course Main Courses
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6


  • 1 kg anelletti pasta 35.3 oz
  • 100 g primo sale cheese 3.5 oz
  • 100 g grated Caciocavallo cheese 3.5 oz
  • 100 g grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese 3.5 oz
  • 2 eggplant or aubergine
  • muddica atturrata(bread crumbs)

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  • Ragu` meat sauce
  • 1 kg minced meat veal and pork in equal parts 35.3 oz
  • 1 / 2 glass of white wine
  • 800 ml tomato sauce 3.3 cups
  • 1 tbsp tomato concentrate paste
  • 300 g peas 1-1/3 cup
  • the heart of a celery
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves
  • salt
  • 2-3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  • Ragu` ( meat sauce)
  • In a pan, fry the thinly sliced onion with the celery and carrots cut into small pieces.
  • Crumble the minced meat using your hands. With a wooden spoon, mix the meat with fried vegetables, avoiding any sticking.
  • When all the meat turns into a brown color and in small pieces, add half a glass of white wine to blend, and add salt.
  • After 5 minutes add the tomato paste and then tomato sauce and cloves.
  • Cook at high flame for 10 minutes, after that, reduce the heat and leave it to cook for at least 1hr.
  • Add the peas and cook for another half an hour.


  • Cut the eggplants into slices lengthwise, leave them in salted water for 20-30 minutes.
  • Drain the eggplants and fry them in hot oil.
  • Dry them on paper towels and set them aside.


  • At this point cook the pasta in salted water for about 7 minutes: the cooking will be completed in the oven.


  • Grease and sprinkle a springform pan with muddica atturrata.
  • Lie the sliced eggplants on the bed of breadcrumbs.
  • After mixing the anelletti with the meat sauce, add the grated cheese, add the Primo Sale cheese cut into cubes, mix well and pour everything into the pan, pressing with a spoon until it is flat.
  • Sprinkle with bread crumbs and bake at 400F in a pre-warm oven for 45 minutes.
  • Remove the pasta from the springform pan inverting it onto a plate after cooling it down a little bit.


Keyword a pasta o furnu, anelletti al forno, baked pasta
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