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Friday, 17 November 2017

QUEEN VICTORIA'S PASTA-SAUCE

by: MisS VictoriA DaviD

There are instant pasta sauce that are easy to prepare, if wanted. They are usually available in supermarkets, in canned or bottled containers.

Most children will like spaghetti if the sauce is tasty and sweet.

This sauce is mixed with vegetables that add sweetness to the usual ingredients, which will please children's' taste buds. It also goes further!

Ingredients:
  • 1½ cup of minced meat (Beef is best)*
  • 1 medium-sized onions, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crashed and chopped
  • a pinch of mixed herbs and 1 teaspoonful of dried basil
  • 1 large-sized carrot (Organic is the best), grated
  • 1 canned of chopped tomato
  • 1 beef stock cube
  • salt, pepper and vegetable stock granules to taste
  • 2 tsps. of cornflour, diluted in ½ cup of water
  • 1 tsp. Horseradish sauce
  • 1/3 tsp. of mustard powder
  • a good squeezed of Tomato Purée or Paste

Cooking Procedure:
  1. Fry the minced meat on a moderate flame for 3 minutes or until golden brown. Stirring occasionally.
  2. When the meat is cooked, place it into a bowl and set aside.
  3. Fry the onion on a moderate flame for 2-3 minutes or until it is is translucent in colour. Place it on top of the meat. Just set aside the two of them.
  4. Fry the garlic on a moderate flame for a few moments. Add the fried onion, cooked meat and sprinkle some mixed herbs and basil. Stir and mix all well.
  5. Add the grated vegetables (carrot and parsnip) and the canned chopped tomato. Stir and cover for 2 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle the curry powder, salt, pepper and vegetable stock granules in the mixture.
  7. Add the horseradish sauce and mustard powder to the cornflour mixture. Stir well and add to the sauce into the pan. Stir and mix all of the ingredients well. Cover for 1 minute.
  8. Add the tomato purée. Mix well again.
  9. Cover and simmer it for a minimum of 10 minutes, to bring out the flavours.

Enjoy the sweet taste of the sauce with your cooked pasta!
*Try minced lamb for a tasty change

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