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No Oven Baked Macaroni Recipe

This is a recipe for Filipino Style Baked Macaroni.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: macaroni, pasta
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 786kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb. elbow macaroni
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 piece Knorr Beef Cube
  • 3 pieces hotdogs sliced crosswise
  • 4 ounces ham chopped
  • 16 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 1/4 cups banana ketchup
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose cream optional
  • 1 piece red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 ½ cups water
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Cook the elbow macaroni based on package instructions. Set aside.
  • Prepare the sauce by heating oil in a cooking pot. Add ground beef. Continue to brown the beef until enough oil gets extracted. (note: scoop off the oil).
  • Add onion and garlic. Continue sauteing until the onion softens.
  • Add hotdogs and ham.
  • Pour tomato sauce and water. Stir. Cover the pot and let the liquid boil.
  • Add Knorr Beef Cube. Continue cooking uncovered using low to medium heat until the liquid reduces to half.
  • Add banana ketchup and half of the chopped red bell pepper. Stir.
  • Add ½ cup shredded cheese and all-purpose cream. Season with sugar, salt, and ground black pepper. Stir and continue cooking until the sauce becomes thick.
  • Combine the cooked macaroni and sauce. Gently fold until well blended.
  • Arrange the macaroni with sauce on a baking tray. Top with remaining cheese and bell pepper.
  • Broil in 350F for 20 minutes using a turbo broiler. Serve warm. Share and enjoy!



Calories: 786kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 1419mg | Potassium: 937mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 1504IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 201mg | Iron: 4mg