Pasta with Noodles and Tomato Meat Sauce
(A very simple recipe popular with kids)

  • 450 grams of beef mince (ground beef)
  • 750-100g of your favorite type/shape of Italian noodles
  • 4 cloves garlic, medium to large
  • 2.5 tablespoons oregano (possibly more, depending on taste)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 400g cans stewed tomatoes
  • 1L passata (strained tomatoes)
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced finely


This is too easy!
  • Place all ingredients except the noodles into a very large metal cooking pot, and stir to consistency (first crush the garlic using a garlic press.)  Cook on low heat, until the mixture has been bubbling gently for about 20 minutes.
  • While the sauce is cooking, boil 750-1000g of your favorite type of Italian noodles.  When just past al dente, drain and set aside in a separate covered pot.
  • While the sauce is still cooking (afterthe 20 minute mark above), add the noodles, and stir in.  Allow all to cook together for another 5 minutes.
  • Serve, possibly with salad and garlic bread on the side
When the leftovers cool, put them in the fridge, and microwave for lunch and supper in the coming days.  (If you have kids, some of this may disappear from the fridge on its own.)

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