by: Cape Malay Cooking
500 grams of beef mince1 onion peeled and finely chopped 2 tablespoons of cooking oil 5 cloves of garlic peeled and finely chopped 100grams of tomato paste 1 tablespoon of sugar1 small carrot peeled and grated or chopped into tiny cubesSalt and pepper to taste Some chopped italian parsley You may also use some fresh basil or a pinch of Italian herbs .
1 packet of Spaghetti cooked as to packet cooking instructions .
In a heated pot add your oil and the mince , onion , garlic , carrot and salt and pepper and allow to brown a bit on medium to high heat, stirring when needed , this will take about 10 minutes , add a cup of hot and cook on medium heat until all water has cooked away . Next add your tomato paste and 1 tablespoon of sugar and Braise for a few minutes stirring when needed . Next add 2 cups of hot water and simmer for about 30 -40 minutes stirring when needed . This slow long cook will add depth to the flavour.
Serve with cooked spaghetti and drizzle with your cheese of choice . A sure favourite with the kids and adults alike . And it's that easy .
INFO & TIPS
Tip - if taste is a bit bland , add a little bit more salt and sugar .