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7 Nov 2019
12:29 pm

Recipe: Marinara sauce with ground beef and peas

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Cook pasta according to packet instructions, drain and set aside.

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Ingredients

500g lean beef mince

1/2 tsp ground ginger and garlic

1 tsp chilli powder

3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for drizzling

4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

1 small onion, diced

1 teaspoon dried oregano

Salt and pepper to taste

1 tin whole peeled tomatoes, crushed by hand

1 tsp brown sugar

1/2 cup chopped fresh basil

500g Pasta Joy Spaghetti or Linguine

2 tablespoons butter, cut into cubes

1/2 cup frozen peas

Cook pasta according to packet instructions, drain and set aside.

Drizzle pan with olive oil and braise onion and whole garlic till translucent in colour. Add mince, ginger and garlic, salt and chilli powder and braise till cooked. Add tomatoes, brown sugar, salt and pepper, dried oregano and simmer till tomato is cooked. Add butter.

Lastly, add peas and allow to soften. Swirl pasta through sauce until fully coated and top with basil and optional Parmesan shavings.

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