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Cheeseburger Pasta is meaty and cheesy - everything you'll love in a hearty dinner! This recipe is a cool take on the American classic for the entire family to enjoy! #pasta #cheeseburgerpasta #pastarecipes #sweetandsavorymeals #dinnerideas

Best Cheeseburger Pasta

Cheeseburger Pasta is meaty and cheesy - everything you'll love in a hearty dinner! This recipe is a cool take on the American classic for the entire family to enjoy!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheeseburger Pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 560 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound large shells pasta
  • 10 slices bacon chopped
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese cut into small cubes
  • Garnish:
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Bacon chopped
  • Pickles diced
  • Parsley chopped

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to the directions on the box, aim for al dente and drain. Set aside.
  2. Place a large pan over medium-high heat and cook bacon until crispy. Remove from pan to paper towels to drain excess fat. Chop and set aside.
  3. Discard bacon fat from the pan, leaving only about 1 tablespoon, over medium-high heat add the ground beef and brown well. Drain grease and return to heat.
  4. Add the diced onion and garlic, stir and cook for 1 minute.
  5. Add the paprika, dried parsley, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Add 3/4 cup of water, stir and cook until water is gone.
  6. Add the pasta to the pan. Add the tomato sauce and cheese.
  7. Stir to combine. Add 8 chopped slices of bacon and stir to combine.
  8. Serve immediately, garnished with diced pickles, remaining bacon, tomatoes and parsley.
Nutrition Facts
Best Cheeseburger Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 560 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 84mg28%
Sodium 718mg31%
Potassium 578mg17%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 512IU10%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 153mg15%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.