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Pasta Shells & Cheese with Western Hamburger
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A fun variation to the macaroni and cheese dinner.
|1 tablespoon butter|
|1 lb. ground beef|
|1/2 teaspoon garlic powder|
|2 tomatoes, seeded and diced|
|4 slices bacon, chopped|
|8 oz. shell pasta|
|1/2 teaspoon salt|
|1/4 cup pickle, finely chopped|
|1/4 cup plain yogurt|
|1/8 teaspoon black pepper|
|2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce|
|1/2 cup barbecue sauce|
|1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded|
|1/2 cup onions, fried|
- In a large pan, cook bacon 8-10 minutes, until crispy. Remove bacon from pan and place on paper towels to dry. Cut into small bits when cooled.
- Place ground beef in same pan and cook until brown. Once browned, sprinkle on pepper, Worcestershire, salt and garlic powder. Cook for additional 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat but keep ingredients in pan.
- Cook pasta until Al dente. Drain water and return to pan. Stir in cheese, butter and yogurt. Mix contents together until melted. Add in beef mix. Stir together until evenly mixed.
- Dish pasta into bowls, top with tomatoes, bacon, pickles and onions. Drizzle on barbecue sauce last.
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