Macaroni Burger

Pat Duran


This is very tasty loose pasta burger. Yes pasta, and you don't have to put it in a hamburger bun; you can use hot dog buns or tortillas or tostada sandwich.
My family enjoyed these.
Great served without a bun too . Just plate and top with cheese and enjoy.

★★★★★ 1 vote
6 to 8 servings
5 Min
20 Min
Pan Fry


1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 lb
lean ground beef
1 small
onion, chopped
1 Tbsp
thick worcestershire sauce
1 tsp
black pepper
1 tsp
seasoned salt
16 oz
jar pasta sauce
1 lb
macaroni, elbow
15 oz
can pinto beans,undrained or kidney beans or black beans
1/2 c
chicken broth
1/2 c
corn from cooked cob of corn, optional
1/4 c
sliced black olives
1 tsp
chili powder, optional
shredded cheese as garnish
1/2 to 1 lb
elbow macaroni, can be cooked or uncooked

How to Make Macaroni Burger


  • 1In a large Dutch oven or electric fry pan, heat pan to 200^ add vegetable oil and ground beef.Stir and scramble for 5 minutes; add onion, salt, pepper, chili powder and Worcestershire sauce and cook until meat is no longer pink and onions are translucent.
  • 2Add pasta sauce, beans with it's liquid, water, olives,and corn if using;add uncooked pasta. Stir to coat pasta with sauce. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until pasta is al dente.
  • 3Serve on wheat bun;Butter bottom bun add macaroni mixture; top with some cheese,spread chipolte sauce on inside of top bum,(if desired) place on top of cheese. Enjoy!

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About Macaroni Burger

Course/Dish: Pasta, Burgers, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy