Simple, delicious and hearty, this family favourite is the perfect midweek meal

Serves: 2
Difficulty: Easy

Cooking Time: 25 Mins
Prep Time: 10 Mins

Dietary: Pork


250g/500g – Ground beef 1tbsp – Olive oil 250g – Pork mince (optional) 80g – Prosciutto, finely diced 80g Mortadella, finely diced 30g Celery, finely diced 30g Carrots, finely diced 30 g Onions, finely diced 3 Bay leafs 2 Stalks thyme 150g – Whole peeled tomatoes (crushed) 100g – Red wine 1 stock cube 500ml – water


01. Bring a pot of salted water to boil, adding the pasta and cooking until al dente. Drain and set aside.

01. While the pasta cooks, sweat the onions, carrots, celery in some olive oil in a large pot.

02. Add the prosciutto and mortadella, cooking for about 10 minutes. Add the beef mince and pork mice, cook until liquid has been released and evaporated. Add in red wine and evaporate the alcohol.

03. Add the crushed whole peeled tomatoes, stirring well.

04. Add half the water with stock cube and simmer until almost all the liquid has evaporated.

05. Add the pasta to the pot, stirring to coat in the ragu, and serve.