Tasty Beef & Tomato Noodles

A favourite in my house! Uses 4 super cheap ingredients!

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  • Can either be done in a pan or even more simply (to save on washing up) a bowl in the microwave.
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  • 1. Put the half tin of chopped tomatoes in a bowl, along with the 1/2 OXO cube and Maggi. Stir.
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  • 2. Heat in the microwave for about 1 minute.
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  • 3. Add the instant noodles (broken into quarters if using the Batchelors Super Noodles, leave whole if using Maggi noodles or other smaller sized packets) and flavour sachet spread over the noodles, then add enough hot water to completely cover the noodles.
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  • 4. Place back in the microwave for 3 minutes. Stirring after the first minute to break up the noodles, then every 30 seconds or so to mix the noodles, tomatoes and flavouring together completely.
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  • 5. Enjoy!
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  • (NOTE: The liquid consistency after heating will thicken upon standing, as shown in the picture. Use more hot water during cooking if more liquid is preferred.)