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Cheesy Hamburger Pasta

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheesy Pasta Recipe, Hamburger Pasta, Pasta
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes


  • 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


  1. In a large skillet or dutch oven, brown ground beef along with onions, garlic and bell peppers. Drain grease and return to pan.

  2. Sprinkle cumin, salt, pepper and crushed red pepper flakes over meat mixture, stir.

  3. Add tomato sauce, Rotel and beef broth, cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  4. While meat is cooking, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, set aside.

  5. Next, add sour cream to meat mixture, stir, then add pasta. Stir until combined.

  6. Add cheese, stir and enjoy.