Full ingredients list:
- 500g dried penne pasta
- 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
- 1 brown onion, finely chopped
- 400g Heart Smart premium beef mince
- 737g bottle pasta sauce with garlic and onion
- 10g parmesan, finely grated
- large salad, to serve
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
Step 1 Preheat oven to 200Â°C. Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water following packet directions. Drain. Return to pan and set aside.
Step 2 Brush a large, non-stick frying pan with oil and heat over medium heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until soft. Add mince and cook, stirring often with a wooden spoon, until browned. Add pasta sauce and stir until well combined. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
Step 3 Stir meat sauce into pasta. Pour into a large, shallow, ovenproof dish. Sprinkle parmesan over top. Bake for 15 minutes or until the cheese is golden. Serve with salad.
About this recipe
First published: September 2008