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


  1. In 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.
  2. Add 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.
  3. Serve 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

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