Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta Recipe

Preparation Time

15 mins.

Cooking Time

45 mins.

Serving Size

8

Ingredients:

FOR BURGER

FOR SPAGHETTI SAUCE

FOR CHEESE SAUCE

Main Ingredient

Preparation:

1. Combine the ingredients for the burger except the oil. Form into patties and pan-grill on medium fire for 3 minutes per side. Set aside. Rest burgers for 5 minutes then crumble.
2. To make the spaghetti sauce: In the same pan, sauté onions for 2 minutes in oil used for frying the patties. Pour the DEL MONTE Filipino Style Spaghetti Sauce. Simmer for 5-8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Season with salt, pepper then simmer for 5 minutes.
3. In a casserole, sauté flour in butter, stirring continuously for 5 minutes. Add milk, cheese and garlic powder. Whisk continuously until the sauce thickens. Set aside.
4. Toss the cooked pasta in the red sauce. Pour into a pyrex dish. Top with the cheese sauce, bacon, and crumbled burger. Garnish with parsley.

Chef’s Tip:

Resting the burgers after cooking allows the juices inside to redistribute evenly and will keep the burgers moist.

Lusog Notes:

This Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta recipe is high in protein that is needed for growth, development and repair of body tissues. It is also a good source of calcium that is important in the formation and maintenance of strong bones and teeth.