Meatball Pasta Bake

Meatball Pasta Bake

Meatball Pasta Bake

Prep Time
10 Minutes
Cook Time
35 Minutes
A sauce mix with oregano and basil for a fantastic meatball pasta bake.
  • 500 gram (1lb 2 ounce) extra lean beef mince

  • 1 tablespoons oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 red pepper, chopped

  • 1 sachet

  • 150 millilitre (¼ pint) water

  • 400 gram tin chopped tomatoes

  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree

  • 200 gram (7 ounce) pasta, cooked and drained

  • 75 gram (3 ounce) Cheddar cheese, grated


  • 1 Pre-heat the oven to 200°C, 400°F, Gas Mark 6.
  • 2 Season the beef mince with salt and pepper, then form into 16 equal sized meatballs. Heat the oil in a pan, fry the meatballs for 4-5 minutes until browned. Add the onion and pepper and fry for 3-4 minutes until softened. Mix the sachet contents with the water and add to the pan with the tomatoes, tomato purée and pasta. Bring to the boil.
  • 3 Transfer into an ovenproof dish and top with the cheese. Cook in the oven for 25 minutes, until the cheese has turned golden brown.
  • 4 Serve with garlic bread.