Cheesy Pasta Bake (Minced Beef)

Super easy heart warming dish

All the fundamentals of the perfect midweek dish - Quick, Easy, Heart-warming.

Simple ingredients and not much washing up!

AuthorNick
Category
DifficultyBeginner
Yields6 Servings
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins

Shopping list

 500 g Beef Mince
 4 Rashers of Streaky bacon
 400 g Pasta
 1 LOADS of grated cheese
 12 Cherry tomatoes
 8 Mushrooms
 3 tbsp Tomato puree
 1 Tin of Chopped tomatoes
 1 Chilli
 1 Carrot
 1 Garlic clove
 1 tbsp Mixed herbs
 1 White onion

Method

Preparation
1

Cut bacon into small lardons

2

Dice carrot (Small chunks)

3

Finely dice onion

4

Slice mushrooms

5

Cut tomatoes in half

6

Finely dice Chilli

7

Finely dice garlic

Cooking
8

Boil a pan of water

9

Fry bacon in separate pan

10

Add onions and carrots to bacon

11

Add pasta to salty boiling water

12

Add mince to the bacon, carrots and onion

13

Fry off until dry (medium heat)

14

Stir pasta (simmer water not boiling)

15

Add chilli and garlic to meat (cook for 3/4 minutes)

16

Take pasta off. Drain in cullender (Taste test for texture. You don't want it to soft)

17

Add tomato puree, mixed herbs, tinned tomatoes

18

Add mushrooms and tomatoes to finish sauce

19

Mix together sauce and pasta

20

Pour into oven dish

21

Sprinkle with however much cheese you want

22

Bake in pre heated oven for 20 minutes at 180c

Ingredients

 500 g Beef Mince
 4 Rashers of Streaky bacon
 400 g Pasta
 1 LOADS of grated cheese
 12 Cherry tomatoes
 8 Mushrooms
 3 tbsp Tomato puree
 1 Tin of Chopped tomatoes
 1 Chilli
 1 Carrot
 1 Garlic clove
 1 tbsp Mixed herbs
 1 White onion

Directions

Preparation
1

Cut bacon into small lardons

2

Dice carrot (Small chunks)

3

Finely dice onion

4

Slice mushrooms

5

Cut tomatoes in half

6

Finely dice Chilli

7

Finely dice garlic

Cooking
8

Boil a pan of water

9

Fry bacon in separate pan

10

Add onions and carrots to bacon

11

Add pasta to salty boiling water

12

Add mince to the bacon, carrots and onion

13

Fry off until dry (medium heat)

14

Stir pasta (simmer water not boiling)

15

Add chilli and garlic to meat (cook for 3/4 minutes)

16

Take pasta off. Drain in cullender (Taste test for texture. You don't want it to soft)

17

Add tomato puree, mixed herbs, tinned tomatoes

18

Add mushrooms and tomatoes to finish sauce

19

Mix together sauce and pasta

20

Pour into oven dish

21

Sprinkle with however much cheese you want

22

Bake in pre heated oven for 20 minutes at 180c

Cheesy Pasta Bake (Minced Beef)

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