Beef

One Pot Cheesy Mince Pasta Bake

20mins
6Servings

This meal is comfort food at its best. Wholesome and easy to make, the perfect meal for the whole family!

ingredients

  • 30 ml (2 Tbsp) cooking oil
  • 1 kg lean beef mince
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped
  • 125 g uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 420 g can cream-style sweetcorn
  • 100 g green peas
  • 1 – 2 carrots, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 30 ml (2 Tbsp) tomato paste
  • 30 ml (2 Tbsp) Spur Durky Sauce
  • 125 ml (½ cup) Spur Braai-time Marinade
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) water
  • 15 ml (1 Tbsp) chopped fresh thyme or 5 ml (1 tsp) dried
  • 3 ml (½ tsp) Spur Texas Steak Spice
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Topping
  • 200 ml (1 sachet) Spur Cheddamelt or Spur Cheese Sauce
  • 250 ml (1 cup) milk
  • 75 g (¾ cup) grated Cheddar cheese
  • 3 ml (½ tsp) salt

Method

  1. Prehead the oven to 180°C.
  2. Heat oil in a large heavy-based large saucepan. Fry the meat until colour changes. Add onion and green pepper and sauté lightly for about 2 minutes.
  3. Add all remaining ingredients, stir well and spoon into a large ovenproof dish.
  4. Topping: Mix Spur Cheddamelt Sauce, milk, 50 g cheese and salt together. Pour over meat base in dish.
  5. Bake for about 40 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat, sprinkle remaining cheese over. Put back in oven for another 5 minutes for cheese to melt and serve warm. Garnish with fresh thyme.