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Meat Casserole

A cheesy beef and pasta casserole will become an all-time favourite for young ones at home. Thanks to the recipe’s adaptability, you can add all their favourite vegetables. If you are running out of time and want to prepare an instantaneous and easy hearty meal, this is the recipe to consider.


1 pound uncooked penne.

 ½ medium onion, chopped

 1 pound Italian sausage or extra lean ground beef

 1 tablespoon olive oil

 1 clove garlic, minced.

 1 1/2 cups marinara sauce

 salt and pepper to taste.

 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese. 


 Step 1: Preheat your oven to 400 degrees 

 Step 2: Grease a 9×13 baking dish

 Step 3: Boil a large salted pot of water for the penne

 Step 4: Cook it for 10 minutes al dente

 Step 5: Add the oil, beef/sausage, and onion to a skillet

 Step 6: Sauté over medium-high heat, breaking your choice of meat up as you go

 Step 7: Once it is split, stir in the garlic

 Step 8: Spoon out the excess fat if needed

 Step 9: Stir the marinara sauce and warm through

 Step 10: Season with salt and pepper as needed 

 Step 11: Drain the pasta and pour it into a large baking dish

 Step 12: Pour the beef mixture on top, and combine it with the pasta

 Step 13: Top it off with an even layer of cheese

 Step 14: Bake for 10 minutes uncovered until the cheese melts

The Debu Living Team

Spring 2024

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