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Per Serving, serves 2

Mince & Macaroni bake

FG 0 using 1 GC / CC 19   Winter, Mince, Pasta

Mince & Macaroni bake        Gather the family this winter and try this delicious hearty bake


  • 250g extra lean minced beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 4-6 mushrooms, chopped
  • 400g can of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • Good pinch dried oregano
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 100g short cut macaroni
  • 30g half-fat cheddar, grated


  1. Put the mince, onion and mushrooms in a non-stick pan and stir-fry until mince has browned and onions have softened.
  2. Stir in the tomatoes, tomato purée, oregano and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a simmer and cook gently 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the macaroni in lightly salted boiling water until just tender.
  4. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 6.
  5. Drain the macaroni and spread half over the base of an ovenproof dish. Cover with the meat sauce, then the remaining macaroni. Scatter the grated cheese over the
  6. top and bake approximately 20 minutes until golden and crispy.
  7. Serve with no-Check salad or vegetables.