Pasta with beef - a wonderful tasty filling meal to eat hot or cold
1 clove of garlic
500g minced (ground) beef
500g dried pasta
200g other diced/sliced mixed veg of your choice. Peas, sweetcorn, carrots are a good choice - but whatever you have. The pasta in the photo has broccoli stalks, carrots, peas and celery
1 litre of meat or vegetable stock (us a stock cube or stock/bouillon powder if you wish)
salt and pepper
Your favourite herbs and spices
Bring the stock to the boil in a large saucepan
Chop the onion and garlic and fry for 2 minutes in a small amount of oil in a separate frying pan. If you want to use less oil, add a splash of water too.
Add the pasta to the boiling water. Turn down the heat, put on a lid and simmer until the pasta is almost cooked
Meanwhile, add the beef to the frying pan with the seasoning and stir fry for a few minutes to brown it
Keep your eye on that pasta - the water will get low, so keep giving it a stir to prevent it sticking.
Mix the meat mixture to the pasta and veg (there should still be a little water in there) and stir over a low heat for a few more minutes. Don't let it get too dry
Any left over pasta mix can be eaten cold for lunch
If you're eating it cold, you can add salad vegetables too once it has cooled down
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