Beef and Penne Casserole

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 50 minutes
  • 2 servings

Meat and pasta, cooked together with love, make for a satisfying and nutritious meal. How about this beef chuck and penne casserole? Throw some chorizo and mushrooms into the mix, for some texture and flavor variety. Cook everything with white wine, heavy cream and tomato sauce. Once the oven does its job, pick up your fork and go for it.

Ingredients Needed for Beef and Penne Casserole

5 ounces of penne
7 ounces of beef chuck, small cubes
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
5 chorizos slices, cut into small pieces
4 mushrooms, sliced
¼ cup white wine
1 garlic clove
¼ cup tomato sauce
¼ cup heavy cream
0.5 ounce - parmesan
1 spring onion, sliced
2 ounces of mozzarella, shredded

How to Cook Beef and Penne Casserole

  1. Preheat the oven to 360 degrees F/180 degrees C.
  2. Put water in a pan, sprinkle salt, and bring it to a boil.
  3. Boil the penne according to the instructions on the package. Strain off the water and set the pasta aside.
  4. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet and cook the beef.
  5. Add the chorizo and mushrooms and continue to cook everything.
  6. Add the white wine and simmer the mixture for 8-10 minutes.
  7. Crush the garlic clove and add it in the skillet, then add the tomato sauce and heavy cream. Mix everything together.
  8. Add the cooked penne and mix them in. Grate the parmesan directly over the pasta, then throw in the spring onion.
  9. Add the penne and meat mixture into a small stoneware pottery casserole.
  10. Top it with shredded mozzarella and bake it for 10 minutes.

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