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Easy Cheesy Beef Pasta Skillet

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This easy cheesy beef pasta recipe is simple and delicious! Pasta tossed in a simple sauce and lots of cheese. This recipe feeds 4 to 6 and is ready in 30!
Course Mains & Entrees
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword beef, cheesy, easy, pasta, skillet
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 6 servings
Calories 528
Author Laurie McNamara


  • 1 pound small pasta
  • 2 teaspoons light olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 dashes Worcestershire sauce store bought or homemade
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 to 1 cup low-sodium beef broth
  • 2 cups mozzarella and/or fontina cheese, grated fresh
  • basil for garnish
  • minced parsley for garnish
  • grated parmesan cheese for serving


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add in the pasta, stir and cook following package directions until al dente.
  • Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a 12-inch deep sided skillet on medium-low heat. Add in onion and a pinch of salt, stir and cook until the edges of the onion starts turning slightly golden brown. Then add in the garlic, stir and cook for 1 minute.
  • Next add in the ground beef, breaking it up into small crumbles with a wooden spoon. Cook until no longer pink, drain and discard fat if necessary.
  • Add in the tomato paste, Worcestershire and black pepper, stir and cook 2 to 3 minutes before adding in the broth, stirring to combine.
  • Drain and add in the pasta and gently toss. Then and in all of the mozzarella cheese. Toss until melted and serve with minced fresh parsley and parmesan cheese.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 528kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 418mg | Potassium: 647mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 224mg | Iron: 3mg