Lazy Cheeseburger Pasta Recipe

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This easy pasta dish makes for a delicious 30 minute meal.

The ingredients and recipe below will make for two good servings.


To make 2 servings

  • 2 Burgers
  • Around 150g pasta
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tin (400g) chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon tomato pureeCould swap with ketchup if its all you have
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar (Optional)Can leave out if you wish
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powderMore or less to taste
  • Grated cheese
  • Fresh parsley (Optional)To serve

How to make Lazy Cheeseburger Pasta:

  1. Cook the burgers in the oven or under the grill per pack instructions.
  2. Similarly, cook the pasta per pack instructions. Drain and keep aside.
  3. Meanwhile, in a frying pan, fry the chopped onions in a splash of oil.
  4. Once the onions begin to soften and colour, add in the chopped tomatoes.
  5. Stir in the tomato purée.
  6. Season well with salt, pepper, garlic powder and sugar. You could also add a teaspoon of paprika, a splash of Worcestershire sauce and a pinch of mustard powder (or teaspoon of mustard).
  7. Mix and allow to cook gently for around 10 minutes
  8. Pat down the cooked burgers with a kitchen towel to remove any grease and cut or tear into roughly bite size pieces.
  9. In one pot, combine the tomato mixture, burgers and pasta.
  10. Remove from the heat and stir through handfuls of grated cheese until melted.
  11. Serve with a sprinkling of fresh parsley.

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