Easy Creamy Beef Pasta

Easy Creamy Beef Pasta is a delicious and quick weeknight dinner that combines tender pasta with flavorful ground beef in a rich and creamy tomato sauce. This comforting dish is perfect for busy nights when you want something hearty and satisfying without spending hours in the kitchen.


  • 8 ounces uncooked pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (14 ounce) can diced tomatoes with juices
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard (see note)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 cup heavy/whipping cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: Finely shredded Parmesan cheese for flavor.


  1. Cook the Pasta:
    • Boil a big pot of salted water until it reaches a rolling boil.
    • Cook the pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. Cook the Ground Beef:
    • In a large frying pan, warm the olive oil on medium-high heat.
    • Add the chopped onion and sauté until softened, about 3-4 minutes.
    • Add the ground beef and cook until browned and fully cooked, breaking it up into smaller pieces as it cooks.
  3. Add Garlic and Tomatoes:
    • Add the minced garlic to the skillet and cook for another minute until fragrant.
    • Stir in the diced tomatoes (with juices), tomato paste, Dijon mustard, and Italian seasoning. Mix well to combine.
  4. Make the Cream Sauce:
    • Reduce the heat to medium-low and pour in the heavy cream.
    • Stir until the sauce is well combined and starts to thicken, about 3-4 minutes.
    • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Combine and Serve:
    • Add the cooked pasta to the skillet, tossing to coat it evenly with the sauce and beef mixture.
    • Serve hot, topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese if desired.


Easy Creamy Beef Pasta is a satisfying and flavorful meal that’s perfect for any night of the week. With its rich and creamy tomato sauce, tender pasta, and savory ground beef, this dish is sure to become a family favorite. Enjoy the convenience and deliciousness of this easy pasta recipe, and feel free to add your favorite toppings for extra flavor!