Beef and bacon pasta bake

Beef and bacon pasta bake


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About this recipe: A hearty and well flavoured pasta dish. Vermicelli pasta is baked with beef mince, sausagemeat and bacon in a tomato sauce. Enjoy with a side salad and/or garlic bread.


Serves: 8 

  • 450g lean minced beef
  • 115g Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 6 rashers streaky bacon, chopped
  • 425g passata
  • 2 (400g) tins chopped tomatoes
  • 5 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 340g vermicelli pasta

Prep:1hr5min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hr35min 

  1. In a frying pan over medium heat, brown the minced beef until no pink shows; drain and remove from frying pan. Brown sausagemeat in frying pan until cooked through; drain.
  2. Place beef, sausagemeat, bacon, passata, tomatoes and sugar into the frying pan. Simmer for 45 minutes.
  3. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  4. Preheat oven to 150 C / Gas 2.
  5. Mix cooked pasta with tomato-meat mixture. Pour into a baking dish and bake for 30 minutes.

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