This beef and bacon pasta bake adds in a little extra flavour beyond the basic jar of pasta sauce.
Deemed as my sons favourite pasta bake. It’s really easy to make, can be made ahead of time, and popped into the oven to heat through before serving.
Serve with a side of salad or vegetables.
Beef and Bacon Pasta Bake
- 2 cups pasta
- 1 tbsp oil
- 1 brown onion, finely diced
- 4 rashers bacon, diced
- 500g beef mince
- 2 cloves garlic, crushed
- 1/2 cup carrots
- 1/4 cup peas
- 1/4 cup corn
- 500g pasta sauce
- 1 cup grated cheese
- Preheat oven to 180C.
- Cook pasta following packet directions.
- Heat oil in pan, add onion, garlic and bacon, cook until soft.
- Add mince breaking up clumps, cook for 5 min until browned.
- Add sauce and vegetables and bring to the boil.
- Simmer for 5 min.
- Combine mince mixture and cooked pasta, pour into oven proof dish.
- Sprinkle with cheese.
- Cook for 20 min or until cheese is golden.
By Kat – The Organised Housewife
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