Slimming Recipes

SW Cheeseburger pasta bake

Take a bite of our cheeseburger pasta bake… With the flavours of a cheeseburger and the filling power of pasta, the Slimming World cheeseburger pasta bake is a cosy combo!

Total Time 40minutes mins

Course: lunch, Main Course

Cuisine: slimming world

Keyword: Cheeseburger pasta bake

Servings: 4


  • Low-calorie cooking spray
  • 2 large onions roughly chopped
  • 400 g dried pasta shapes such as fusilli or spirali
  • 500 g lean beef mince 5% fat or less
  • 6 large tomatoes sliced
  • 80 g reduced-fat Cheddar coarsely grated (or see tip)


  • Method
  • Spray a medium-size saucepan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a medium-low heat. Add the onions, cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the pack instructions, but drain and return to the pan a couple of minutes before the end of the recommended cooking time.
  • Uncover the onions and increase the heat to high. Add the beef and fry for 5 minutes or until browned, breaking up any lumps. Drain off any liquid and season lightly.
  • Preheat your grill to high.
  • Stir the beef into the pasta. Spoon half of the mixture into a shallow baking dish, cover with half of the tomatoes and season lightly. Grill for 5-7 minutes.
  • Sprinkle over half of the cheese and top with the remaining pasta, beef and tomatoes. Grill for 5 minutes then sprinkle with the remaining cheese and grill for 2 minutes or until golden. Divide between 4 plates to serve.


  • 3 Syns per serving
  • 40 minutes
  • Serves 4
  • For a cheesier bake that’s also Free, you could increase the cheese to 160g and have it as a Healthy Extra ‘a’ choice.

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