Spicy Pasta Bake

Spicy Pasta Bake

  • 500g of -5% mince beef
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 tin of kidney beans drained
  • 360ml  of passata
  • 480ml of stock  chicken
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon of chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoon of cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • ½ teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • 250g of  fusilli pasta
  • 60g  of cheddar  grated
  1. Spray a pan over a medium high heat
  2. Add onion and fry till softened.
  3. Add mince and garlic and cook until browned.
  4. Add in the chopped peppers, passata, stock, tomato paste, spices, herbs and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30mins until sauce thickens. Season as needed with salt and black pepper.
  5. Stir in black beans and remove from heat.
  6. Preheat oven to 180
  7. Cook pasta in boiling hot water according to pack , drain and mix together with the  beef mix.
  8. Place in a oven proof dish and top with the grated cheddar.
  9. Bake in oven till cheese has melted and is golden, approx 30 mins. Serve with green salad

Posted on

April 16, 2019


  1. Tara Dowling

    I saw you on Ireland AM and decided to check out the website. I love it! Proper food with ingredients that you either have already or can be bought in normal shops. No stuff that you have to source from a different planet, lol. Well done!

    • Rob Cullen

      Thanks Tara


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