Chilli Beef Pasta

Need some new meal ideas? This quick and easy chilli beef pasta is super tasty and ready in just 30 minutes. The perfect midweek masterpiece.
Chilli Beef Pasta preparation time
Prep: 10 minutes
Chilli Beef Pasta cook time
Cook: 25 minutes
Chilli Beef Pasta preparation time Serves: 4
Chilli Beef Pasta preparation time Oven Temp: 180C/Gas mark 4


  • In a suitable ovenproof dish, begin to fry the beef
  • When browned add the vegetables and chilli flakes
  • Boil penne pasta in the water for 1 -2 mins, drain and pour into the beef mix
  • Add the tomato passata, stock cube and water, stir well
  • Cover with a lid and place in pre heated oven for 20 mins
  • To finish, sprinkle with grated mozzarella and chopped green chilli
  • Place back into the oven until golden brown – serve and enjoy.


  • 500 g Northern Ireland Farm Quality Assured beef mince 
  • 500 g Penne pasta
  • 500 ml Tomato passata
  • 500 ml Water
  • 1 Beef stock cube
  • 2 Gloves garlic grated
  • 1 Onion diced
  • 1 Carrot grated
  • 1-2 tsp Dry chillies
  • 200 g Mozzarella cheese
  • Green chilli
  • Pinch Good quality salt
  • A little rapeseed oil for frying