PREP TIME: 30min
COOK TIME: 30min SERVES: 6
500g mince beef
400g tin of diced tomatoes
½ cup water
1 large onion, finely diced
1 large carrot, finely diced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
3-5 basil sprigs
3 tbsp olive oil
500g Rigatoni pasta
2 cups mozzarella cheese, grated
1 tbsp salt
1 tsp ground pepper
Spray Olive oil
Step 1: Preheat oven to 180°C and grease a large baking dish with spray oil.
Step 2: Heat oil in a large non-stick fry pan over medium heat.
Step 3: In pan, gently brown mince with onion, carrot and garlic.
Step 4: Add passata, diced tomatoes, water, basil, salt and pepper and bring to boil.
Step 5: Lower heat and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Step 6: Meanwhile, cook the Rigatoni until Al dente (see packet instructions). Drain and place in baking dish.
Step 7: Remove fry-pan from heat. Pour Bolognese sauce over Rigatoni. Mix together to coat well.
Step 8: Stir one cup of mozzarella cheese through the Rigatoni Bolognese.
Step 9: Sprinkle a second cup of mozzarella over the top of the bake. Cover the dish with foil.
Step 10: Bake for 20 minutes covered. Remove the foil and bake for another 10 minutes uncovered.