- 1 cup macaroni pasta
- 500g lean beef mince
- ½ onion, chopped
- 2 x 420g cans baked beans (we used Wattie's Lite)
- ½ tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- ½ teaspoon ground cumin
- ¼ teaspoon chilli powder
- pinch dried oregano
- 1 heaped tablespoon tomato paste
- 1 teaspoon salt-reduced beef stock powder
- 1 cup grated reduced-fat cheddar cheese
1 Preheat oven to 180°C. Cook macaroni following packet directions.
2 Meanwhile, heat a medium-sized saucepan. Add meat and stir until browned. Add onion and keep stirring until softened.
3 Mix in baked beans, sauce, spices and tomato paste then sprinkle in stock powder. Mix well then add cooked macaroni.
4 Pour mixture into an ovenproof casserole-type dish and cover with grated cheese. Heat in oven for about until cheese is melted and bubbling.
Nutrition Info (per serve)
Total fat 17g
–Saturated fat 6g
Dietary fibre 7g
Serve casserole with a salad or vegetables and garlic bread.
You can see our simple how to make video here.
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