Gina’s Delightful Pasta Dinner

(So named: by Nick Elliott)

(Using Burger- One pound)


v      Hamburger – One pound

v      3 Garlic cloves - minced

v      1 teaspoon dried red chilies

v      Salt, Pepper, parsley – to taste

v      4 teaspoons Basil

v      2 Tablespoons Olive oil

v      2 Cans Italian tomatoes

v      1 Cup grated Parmesan Cheese

v      1 bag shell or bow noodles.

v      ¼ Cup butter

v      1 teaspoon garlic powder




--Brown hamburger in a large deep pan in the olive oil.

--Add minced garlic, dried chilies, salt, pepper, parsley and basil.

--Add Italian tomatoes.

--Simmer for about an hour.

--Add grated cheese to beef and stir. Cover and keep warm on low.


--Cook pasta noodles in plenty of water. Drain and return noodles to pot.

--Add butter and garlic powder to hot noodles and stir.


--Reheat beef mixture to hot and add the pasta mixture and combine together.

--Serve in bowls.


Can easily be doubled or tripled for large crowds.