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The Cheesy Beef and Macaroni Bake is a recipe the whole family will enjoy..

…and it costs under $10 to make so it is easy on the hip pocket!  A good way to fill up hungry tummies!

Cheesy Beef and Macaroni Bake

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  • 500 grams Mince Beef
  • 1 Brown Onion diced finely
  • 1 tsp Garlic crushed
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 tsp Dried Mixed Herbs
  • 2 Tins Crushed Tomatoes
  • 2 cups Macaroni Noodles
  • 1 1/2 cups Cheese grated

Optional Topping

  • 125 grams Cherry Tomatoes half a punnet
  • 12 Basil Leaves
  • 3 Rosemary 3 sprigs


  1. Heat a frypan to medium heat and fry the diced onion and garlic until soft.
  2. Add the 500 grams of beef mince and brown well.
  3. Once the mince is browned, add the Worcestershire sauce, herbs and the two tins of crushed tomatoes.
  4. Reduce the heat and allow to simmer for 10 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  5. Meanwhile boil the macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until just tender. Drain well.
  6. In a large baking dish, spoon a layer of the mince mixture, then top with the noodles.
  7. Spoon the remaining mince mixture on top.
  8. Sprinkle with grated cheese and bake for 15 minutes at 180 degrees or until the cheese is starting to brown.


Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Cheesy Beef and Macaroni Bake is suitable to freeze for up to three months.
  • It can be kept covered in the fridge for up to four days.
  • For something different, pop the mix into a pie, and top with pastry for a Cheesy Beef and Macaroni Pie.
  • Beef Mince can be substituted for pork mince, turkey mince or chicken mince.

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