One-Pot Cheeseburger Pasta Bake

Serves 6
 

INGREDIENTS

 

500g beef mince 

1 tin (410g) tomato & onion mix 

2 tsp Worcestershire sauce

1/3 cup chopped gherkins

1½ tsp brown sugar

½ tsp garlic powder

Salt and pepper, to season

3 cups (350g) Fatti’s & Moni’s Bellissimo Farfalle Pasta Bows

1½ cups grated cheddar cheese

½ cup bacon bits, fried until crispy

 

Serving suggestion:
Chopped gherkins

Chopped onion

Chopped chives 

 

METHOD

 

1. Preheat the oven to 220°C and lightly grease a large oven-proof pot with a lid. 

2. Combine all of the ingredients, except the cheese and bacon bits, in the pot and add 3 cups of water. 

3. Cover with the lid and bake for 30-35 minutes. *Chef’s Tip: Use tin foil to cover if you don’t have a lid. Uncover and stir well. 

4. Sprinkle over the cheese and bacon bits and return to the oven uncovered for a further 5-7 minutes, until the cheese is melted and lightly golden. 

5. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving garnished with chopped gherkins, onion and chives. ENJOY!