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4.78 from 9 votes

Cheesy Hamburger Pasta

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheesy Pasta Recipe, Hamburger Pasta, Pasta


  • lbs ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 small red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 10 oz can Rotel®
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 12 oz box penne pasta


  • In a large skillet or dutch oven, brown ground beef along with onions, garlic and bell peppers. Drain grease and return to pan.
  • Sprinkle cumin, salt, pepper and crushed red pepper flakes over meat mixture, stir.
  • Add tomato sauce, Rotel and beef broth, cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • While meat is cooking, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, set aside.
  • Next, add sour cream to meat mixture, stir, then add pasta. Stir until combined.
  • Add cheese, stir and enjoy.