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One Pot Cheeseburger Pasta

One Pot Cheeseburger Pasta

Author Meg's Everyday Indulgence


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 15 oz. beef broth
  • 8 oz. tomato sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Worchestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. yellow mustard
  • 1-2 cups water
  • 8 oz. penne pasta, uncooked
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar


  • Heat olive oil over medium heat. Add olive oil. Add onions and saute for 2 minutes, until softened and translucent. Add garlic, salt and pepper and cook another minute. Add ground beef and cook until no longer pink. 
  • Add beef broth, tomato sauce, worchestershire, mustard and 1 cup of water. Raise heat to medium high and bring to a boil. Add pasta and cook 9 to 11 minutes, until cooked al dente, stirrign often. Watch the liquid level and add up to another cup of water if needed (I didn't need to add any). 
  • Remove from heat and stir in cheese until melted.