Creamy Beef and Bacon Pasta Bake

A delicious and creamy pasta bake with beef, bacon, and a savory sauce

Creamy Beef and Bacon Pasta Bake

Follow the steps below to cook the desired recipe

1. 1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).

2. 2. Cook the ziti or penne pasta according to package instructions, then drain and set aside.

3. 3. In a large skillet, cook the ground beef until browned. Drain any excess fat and set aside.

4. 4. In the same skillet, cook the bacon until crispy. Remove from the skillet and chop into small pieces.

5. 5. In a separate saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add in the all-purpose flour and stir until combined.

6. 6. Slowly whisk in the whole milk until smooth and thickened.

7. 7. Add the condensed cream of chicken soup, condensed cream of mushroom soup, balsamic vinegar, barbecue sauce, allspice, and bacon grease to the saucepan. Stir until well combined and heated through.

8. 8. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked pasta, ground beef, chopped bacon, and sauce mixture. Mix well to coat everything evenly.

9. 9. Transfer the mixture to a baking dish and bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until bubbly and golden on top.

10. 10. Serve hot and enjoy!