Easy peasy Chilli Pasta bake! Everyone loves this warm meal after a long day.

Ingredients

  • 125g lean beef mince
  • half an onion
  • half a small red pepper
  • 1 stick or celery
  • half a carrot
  • quarter of a courgette
  • 100g of cooked penne pasta
  • 1/2 tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 1garlic clove
  • oregano
  • smoked praprika
  • cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 tin of mixed beans

Method

  1. Fry off beef mince until cooked through and set aside
  2. Next dice all the veg and fry off until soft
  3. Add beef, spices and garlic back into pan and fry for a further couple of minutes
  4. Stir in mixed beans, tomato purée and then chopped tomatoes and allow to simmer
  5. Next add your cooked pasta and stir before adding your cheese
  6. Pop your chilli pasta into an oven proof dish or divide into a cupcake tray
  7. Pull out bake from oven and allow to cool!
  8. TIP - I put some portions in a cupcake mould to make extra portions easy to freeze/store and it worked a treat! 👍🏽