ONE PAN BACON CHEESEBURGER PASTA BAKE (NO BOIL)


This amazing bacon cheeseburger pasta bake is made entirely in one pan, and with NO boiling required! The pasta cooks in the pan while it bakes!

Servings: 6 Servings
Author : THE CHUNKY CHEF

INGREDIENTS
  • 3 cups water
  • 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup chopped dill pickles (plus more for garnishing, if desired)
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp ground dry mustard
  • 1 1/2 tsp packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 lb lean ground beef (I use 85/15 or 90/10)
  • 3 cups dried, uncooked elbow macaroni pasta (about 12 oz)
  • 6 slices cooked and crumbled bacon
  • 6-7 slices American cheese
  • 1/3 cup yellow onion, finely diced (optional)
  • minced fresh parsley, for garnish (optional)


INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 475 F degrees.  Lightly spray a 9x13" casserole dish (or other oven safe 3 qt baking pan) with non-stick cooking spray.  Set aside.

You can visit thechunkychef.com for full instructions.