Loaded Cheeseburger Pasta

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Loaded Cheeseburger PastaLoaded Cheeseburger Pasta

This is a fun, different and tasty recipe with familiar flavours!


  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1kg beef mince
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbs paprika
  • 1 tbs hot sauce or tabasco
  • 1 tbs Dijon mustard
  • 2 cups tomato passata
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to season
  • 2 cups milk
  • 5 cups vegetable stock
  • 8 cups (700g) dried spiral pasta
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated

Red Pickled Onions

  • 2 red onions, finely chopped
  • ⅓ cup (80mls) red wine vinegar
  • ⅓ cup (80mls) olive oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard

*Serve with pickled gherkins and extra grated cheese.


  1. Press BROWN/SEAR, then press START/STOP. Add the olive oil to the cooking pot. When hot, add the onions and cook for about 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Add the beef and garlic and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Press START/STOP.
  4. Secure the lid ensuring the steam release dial is in the ‘seal’ (closed) position. Press MANUAL PRESSURE and adjust the time to 4 minutes. Press START/STOP.
  5. While the pasta is cooking, prepare the pickled red onions (this can also be done ahead of time), by combining all the ingredients in a bowl.
  6. Once the cooking process is complete, release the pressure. Add the cheese and mix through.
  7. Serve the pasta in bowls and top with sliced gherkins, pickled onions and grated cheese.