Danube dinner

    40 min

    Danube dinner reflects the Eastern European use of paprika. Delicious pasta dish with paprika mince, peppers and tomato. Nice alternative to everyday pasta.


    Northamptonshire, England, UK
    5 people made this

    Serves: 2 

    • oil as needed
    • 2 medium onions, sliced
    • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
    • 250g lean beef mince
    • 1 carrot, finely diced
    • 1/2 sachet tomato cup-a-soup powder
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornflour
    • 240ml (1 cup) water
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 1/2 teaspoon paprika
    • squirt tomato puree
    • 1 pinch mixed herbs
    • 2 roasted peppers from a jar, chopped
    • 120g pasta, such as penne or macaroni

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Heat a large fry pan with a little oil. Add the onions and cook until translucent. Add the garlic and cook for a further few minutes.
    2. Add the mince and stir well with a wooden spoon to break up the lumps. Cook until starting to brown. Add the carrot and cook gently for 10 minutes.
    3. Add the soup powder, cornflour, water, salt, pepper, paprika, tomato puree and herbs, mix well and cook for 5 minutes. Add the peppers and simmer for a further 5 minutes.
    4. Meanwhile bring a large pot of water to the boil and cook the pasta until al dente.
    5. Plate up either with the meat mixture on top or mixed in. Serve with crusty bread.

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    Made this as per the recipe and was not disappointed. The sweet roasted peppers gave this a great flavour. Only thing I did different was to keep a couple of portions of the mince in the freezer and boil up the pasta as required later.  -  24 Jun 2014