Beef, Bean and Spaghetti

Beef, Bean and Spaghetti


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About this recipe: This hearty dish is quick and easy to make. Minced beef, kidney beans and spaghetti are microwaved together in a spicy tomato sauce. Enjoy during the cold winter months.


Serves: 6 

  • 450g minced beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic granules, divided
  • 900g passata
  • 170g tomato puree
  • 175ml water
  • 115g spaghetti, broken into 5cm pieces
  • 1 (410g) tin kidney beans, drained
  • 120g grated Cheddar cheese
  • 250ml soured cream

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Crumble beef into a large microwave-safe bowl. Cook for 3 minutes on high; drain fat and stir in onion, chilli powder, basil, 1/2 teaspoon garlic granules, passata, tomato puree and water. Cover bowl with cling film and microwave on high for 10 minutes.
  2. Stir broken spaghetti into meat mixture; cover with cling film and microwave on high for 6 minutes. Stir, cover and microwave on high for 3 to 4 minutes or until spaghetti is tender. Stir in beans, cover and let stand 5 minutes.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine cheese, soured cream and remaining 1/4 teaspoon garlic granules. Microwave on medium-high for 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve over spaghetti mixture.

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