2 cups raw pasta
1 lb. ground beef
1 cup onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
2 Tbsp. tomato paste or 1 cup marinara sauce
28 ounces diced tomatoes or 1 cup fresh chopped tomato
2 tsp. oil
3/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
2 Tbsp. mustard
2 cups grated Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup chopped dill pickle
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13 inch baking dish.
Cook pasta according to directions. Drain well.
2. Heat oil in skillet; add onions; cook just until softened. Stir in garlic. Stir in beef and cook until browned; season with salt and pepper. Stir in tomato paste (or marinara sauce), tomatoes and mustard. Cook on medium heat for about 5 minutes.
3. Toss meat and pasta together; put into the baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake for about 12 minutes or until bubbly. Top with pickles and serve. Serves 6.
Adapted from a recipe from Brunch Time Baker.com