Pasta Presto

Anyone can make a Presto Pasta, but not everyone knows how to make a presto pasta that’s slick without adding tons of extra oil!


  • 3 tbs olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 500g lean mince
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic
  • 500g shell pasta
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 sweet potatoes diced
  • 1 small can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 chicken stock cubes
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil in 32cm Casserole
  2. Fry Mince, Onions, Garlic, Sweet Potato and Peas.
  3. Add raw pasta mix and diced tomatoes, salt and pepper.
  4. Pour enough boiling water to cover the top of the pasta.
  5. Cook for 15 minutes on medium heat with the lid on and the steam vent open, until pasta is al dente.
  6. Sprinkle parmesan cheese and parsley to serve.

Recommended Bessemer Cookware?

For this recipe, we recommend you use the Bessemer® Casserole in Black, as featured in this recipe for best results!