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Hamburger Pasta Hotdish - Recipe

This is a great, quick meal using ingredients that you have on hand.
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Hamburger Pasta Hotdish Recipe
  • In a medium skillet, brown hamburger with the onions until the hamburger is no longer pink and the onions are tender. Drain off any excess fat and set aside.
  • In a saucepan, over medium low heat, place the cheese and allow to slowly melt. Stir ocassionally.
  • It should make approximately 1 1/2 to 2 cups of cheese sauce.
  • Add two tablespoons of milk for creaminess.
  • While the cheese is melting, cook the pasta according to the package directions.
  • Drain and place in a large mixing bowl.
  • Pour melted cheese over the pasta, mix to combine.
  • Add diced tomatoes with juice, the browned hamburger with onion, and salt and pepper.
  • Mix to combine. Reheat if necessary before serving. To reheat place in a microwave for 2 or 3 minutes, or place back in the skillet and reheat on the stovetop over medium heat. Cook just long enough to reheat.
  • Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  • Serve warm.
  • Store leftovers in refrigerator, covered.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Container: 9x13 casserole dish, large mixing bowl, sauce pan, pasta pot, skillet
Servings: 10
-16 ounces elbow macaroni (1 box) or favorite pasta
-1/2 pound ground beef
-1/4 cup onion - diced
-14 ounces Italian seasoned tomatoes (1 can)
-2 cups any kind of cheese - provolone and american work well
-2 tablespoons milk
- salt and pepper - to taste
-1/4 cup parmesan cheese - grated