Rachel’s Mega Spag’ Bol’ !

Tastier Spaghetti

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Step 1:

  • Fry mince and drain off oil by adding a small amount of hot water and draining excess fat into a bowl {don’t pour this down the sink or it will block!}
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  • Return to heat and add the garlic and the onion. {The garlic is essential but the chopped onion is not}
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  • Fry until onion is soft.
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  • Sprinkle in herbs and ‘Season-All’ or crumble in stock cube but not both!
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  • Add half to a whole tube of tomato paste {Whole tube if cooking for 4+}
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  • Then add the most important ingredient of all – a good squidge of good ol’ tomato ketchup! [Yes, really! – this is what makes it taste soooo delicious!}
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  • Add a drop of water to thin it a little and add chopped red sweet peppers and mushrooms.
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  • Let it simmer for 20 – 30 minutes.
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  • Just about ten minutes before the sauce is ready, boil and strain the spaghetti or tagliatelli according to manufacturer’s guide lines. Return to the pan or a serving dish and add a little olive oil to season pasta but more importantly, to stop it sticking together!
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  • Serve with your choice of salad and garinsh with any grated cheese available – Enjoy, it’s the best!
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