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skillet ground beef & pasta casserole

(1 rating)
Recipe by
cathy tate
high point, NC

This recipe was created one day when I was tired and didn't want to go to the store to get items for supper. I had to use what was in the pantry and in the refrigerator. My family loved it and it was very quick and easy to make.

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For skillet ground beef & pasta casserole

  • 1 md
    onion, minced
  • 1-2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 jar
    spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 pkg
    elbow macaroni, cooked
  • mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • cheddar cheese, shredded

How To Make skillet ground beef & pasta casserole

  • 1
    Brown ground beef, onion and garlic in skillet until no pink is visible. Drain any fat. Add spaghetti sauce, let simmer approxiamtely 25-30 minutes.
  • 2
    Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain and return to same pot. Add small to medium amount of mozzarella to pasta and stir to incorporate. Add to ground beef mixture.
  • 3
    Divide individule portions into bowls. Sprinkle small to medium amount of cheddar cheese on top. Let stand a few seconds for cheese to melt. If not completely melted, stick in the microwave 10-15 seconds until melted.

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