Cheesy Beef and Macaroni Bake

Cheesy Beef and Macaroni Bake


Servings 10
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 12
Difficulty Easy

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3.8 based on 197 ratings.


  • 500 g 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
  • 1.5 cups Cheese grated
  • Optional Topping
  • 125 g Cherry Tomatoes half a punnet
  • 12 Basil Leaves
  • 3 Rosemary 3 sprigs

Nutrition Information

Qty per
129g serve
Qty per
Energy 947cal 736cal
Protein 22g 17g
Fat (total) 17.2g 13.4g
 - saturated 10.2g 7.9g
Carbohydrate 13.3g 10.4g
 - sugars 1.62g 1.26g
Dietary Fibre 0.85g 0.66g
Sodium 397mg 309mg

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Cheesy Beef and Macaroni Bake

This 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!


  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.

The preparation of this Cheesy Beef and Macaroni Bake couldn’t be easier, yet the dish packs a powerful taste punch!

This particular recipe is one that is great to create over the course of a holiday celebration as well as on an everyday basis. It is irresistible, loaded with cheese, and certain to win over a lot of people. This may be served at your Christmas meal, or you can bring it along for potlucks at your friends’ homes.

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