Three Cheese & Swiss Chard Pasta Bake Cake

Italian Style

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Appears in
Lavender & Lovage: A Culinary Notebook of Memories & Recipes From Home & Abroad

By Karen Burns-Booth

Published 2019

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A delightful twist on the usual pasta bake, this “savoury pasta cake” is baked in a cake tin with fresh chard and free-range eggs. The three cheeses make for a tasty and protein packed light lunch or supper dish. Serve warm with seasonal greens or a salad.


  • 250 g penne pasta
  • 350 g fresh Swiss chard, trimmed and roughly chopped
  • 4


  1. Pre-heat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas mark 4. Cook the penne pasta according to the packet instructions. Drain in a colander.
  2. Using the same water as the pasta, blanch the chard for a few minutes then drain well and add to the cooked pasta.