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Bacon Jalapeño Cheeseburger Casserole

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This bacon and jalapeño cheeseburger casserole is made with fusili pasta and is full of a cheesy, meat and spicy tomato sauce finished with burger toppings!

Bacon Jalapeño Cheeseburger Casserole

Mmm bacon.

Need I say more?

I love this Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole because it is so comforting and easy to make after a long day.

Think of the comforting combination of pasta, hearty tomato sauce, cheese, and bacon…This combination already has me salivating! This dish tastes just about as good as it looks, and it super quick to make. Imagine spaghetti and meat sauce on steroids.

Cheeseburgers are one of my guiltiest pleasures, and with all the options available to customize them I thought we would add a bit of heat and smokey bacon. Every bite of this casserole melts in your mouth and is an explosive flavour combination.

I can’t promise that it’s low on calories, but it’s definitely a treat after whatever kind of day you’ve had – good or bad.

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I topped this Cheeseburger Casserole with jalapeños, red onion, tomato and bacon, but you can use just about any combination of toppings you’d like. I’ve seen some made with pickles, drizzled in mayo and ketchup just like the toppings on a real cheeseburger – the options are endless!

Bacon Jalapeño Cheeseburger Casserole

The jalapeño adds a bit of a kick but it can get pretty spicy.

If you’d like more of a mild dish, you can just add less jalapeño or use a tiny bit of hot sauce in place of the pepper.

Alternatively, you can just garnish with jalapeño and leave it out of the recipe otherwise.

Bacon Jalapeño Cheeseburger Casserole

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This bacon and jalapeño cheeseburger casserole is full of cheesy goodness with a bit of kick!
Bacon Jalapeño Cheeseburger Casserole
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Course Casserole
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
Course Casserole
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
Bacon Jalapeño Cheeseburger Casserole
Votes: 1
Rating: 5
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Instructions
  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over med-high heat. Add ground beef, onion and garlic and cook for two minutes before seasoning with salt and pepper, and adding chili powder, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and ketchup.
  2. Stir in tomatoes, 1 of the chopped jalapeños, chicken/vegetable broth, and pasta. Bring to a boil before covering, reducing heat and simmering until pasta is cooked, about 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile cook bacon in a pan or oven until crispy.
  4. Remove saucepan from heat and mix with cheese. Garnish with bacon, tomatoes, red onion and sliced jalapeño peppers.

 

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Brooke McLay
    February 19, 2016 at 12:54

    I’d like to order 82,000 batches of this for overnight delivery. Kthanksseeyatomorrow.

    • Reply
      Taylor Stinson
      February 24, 2016 at 16:43

      Hahahaha Brooke!!! Thanks girl! 🙂

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