How to Make Cheesy Ground Beef Pasta: Delicious and Easy

Cheesy Ground Beef Pasta

An ideal and delicious main dish recipe that will get your family to eat more vegetables is with this cheesy ground beef pasta skillet dinner. Tomatoes, onion, garlic, mushrooms, and red and green peppers simmer in a seasoned sauce with elbow macaroni and oozing with cheese, this one pot ground beef meal also has great nutrition and extra protein from mushrooms and cheese.

With how hectic our lives can be, this cheesy beef casserole recipe is a simple and easy dish to prepare. Basically, you just will be cleaning and chopping the vegetables before browning the ground beef. After draining it, you’ll add onion and garlic gently brown. Then the rest is just stirring in the other vegetables and seasonings, cooking the macaroni and then combining the drained pasta and cheese to finish cooking through until hot and bubbly.

If you are tired of eating the same ground beef casseroles and want something that hard to please kids or a picky husband won’t complain about, then I hope you give this cheesy ground beef pasta skillet meal a shot. Please share it with your family and friends and do come back to my blog for more home-tested recipes from my kitchen to yours.

Cheesy Ground Beef Pasta

1 lb. of ground beef
1 can diced tomatoes (14 ½ oz.)
1 tablespoon of chili powder
1/4 teaspoon of dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon of dried, powdered cumin
1 teaspoon of salt
3 cloves of garlic, finely minced
½ cups of onion, finely chopped
1 medium red pepper, sliced into pieces
1 medium green pepper, sliced into pieces
1 package of mushrooms (8-oz.), sliced
1 teaspoon of sugar
1-1/4 cups of shredded cheddar cheese of Colby cheese
2 cups of elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

In a heavy skillet, brown the ground beef in the olive oil. Cook until the meat is no longer pink (about eight minutes) and then drain off the fat, if needed.

Add the finely chopped onion and garlic and gently brown before stirring in the sliced pieces of red and green peppers to cook until somewhat tender. Next, stir in the sliced mushrooms and continue cooking.

Cook until the mushrooms start shrinking and then stir in the tomatoes, chili powder, oregano, cumin, salt, and sugar. Continue cooking for about 45 minutes.

In the meantime, put on a pot to cook the macaroni until done. Then drain.

Now combine the macaroni into the skillet and add the cheese last to melt through.

ENJOY!

Cheesy Ground Beef Pasta
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr
 

Tomatoes, onion, garlic, mushrooms, and red and green peppers simmer in a seasoned sauce with elbow macaroni and oozing with cheese, this one pot ground beef meal also great nutrition and extra protein.

Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesy ground beef pasta, cheesy ground beef skillet, easy casserole recipe, how to make cheesy ground beef pasta, one-pot meal
Author: Mary Balandiat
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. of ground beef
  • 1 can diced tomatoes 14 ½ oz.
  • 1 tablespoon of chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon of dried powdered cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 3 cloves of garlic finely minced
  • ½ cups of onion finely chopped
  • 1 medium red pepper sliced into pieces
  • 1 medium green pepper sliced into pieces
  • 1 package of mushrooms 8-oz., sliced
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 1-1/4 cups of shredded cheddar cheese of Colby cheese
  • 2 cups of elbow macaroni cooked and drained
  • 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
Instructions
  1. In a heavy skillet, brown the ground beef in the olive oil. Cook until the meat is no longer pink (about eight minutes) and then drain off the fat, if needed.

  2. Add the finely chopped onion and garlic and gently brown before stirring in the sliced pieces of red and green peppers to cook until somewhat tender. Next, stir in the sliced mushrooms and continue cooking.

  3. Cook until the mushrooms start shrinking and then stir in the tomatoes, chili powder, oregano, cumin, salt, and sugar. Continue cooking for about 45 minutes.

  4. In the meantime, put on a pot to cook the macaroni until done. Then drain.
  5. Now combine the macaroni into the skillet and add the cheese last to melt through.

  6. ENJOY!

Here is another fabulous recipe I make for a casserole with ground beef that also has lots of cheese, but is different. Give it a try!

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