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Emergency Pasta With Minced Beef

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Ingredients
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Onion 1 Large
  Tomatoes 3
  Red pepper 1
  Button mushrooms 9 Ounce (250 g)
  Olive oil 3⁄4 Tablespoon (1 dessertspoon)
  Extra lean minced beef 10 1⁄2 Ounce (300 g)
  Bisto/Oxo beef cube- 1/2 1 Teaspoon
  Spicy italian sausages/Any uncooked sausages 4
  Passata 15 Ounce (1 jar, Italian tomato sauce)
  Tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz), chopped
  Plum tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz), mashed with fork
  Oregano 2 Teaspoon
  Italian 2 Cup (32 tbs) (2 handfuls)
  Black pepper To Taste
  Pasta 10 1⁄2 Ounce (allow at least 300 g for each guest preferably rigatoni or penne; fusilli and angel hair are also good, Fresh or dry)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Shred the ginger and then finely slice the onion and the tomatoes.
2. Deseed and cube the red pepper and quarter the button mushrooms.
3. Simmer the pasta according to the pack instructions to al dente texture and set aside till required.

MAKING
4. In a large pan, heat the oil and tip in the garlic, onions and the pepper and sauté till fragrant.
5. Add the beef mince to the pan and sauté till brown and cooked through.
6. Add the beef stock cube to the meat and remove from direct heat.
7. In the same pan, add the sausages and brown them. Then cut them into large pieces and then return the beef mixture to the pan along with the sausages and mix well
8. Pour in the rest of the tomatoes, passata, oregano and basil and mix well. Simmer this mixture over medium heat for 20 minutes till done
9. Add salt and black pepper to taste.
10. Plate the pasta and pour the sauce over the pasta.

SERVING
11. Serve immediately

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Dish: 
Noodle
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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