One-Pot Beef Penne
- Serves 4
- Prep time 15 minutes
- Cook time 20 minutes
Per serving: Calories 849, Protein 46 g, Fat 35 g, Carbohydrates 83 g, Fibre 7 g, Iron 6 mg, Calcium 259 mg, Sodium 1,008 mg
450 g (1 lb) medium ground beef
750 ml (3 cups) penne noodles
500 ml (2 cups) fresh herb tomato sauce
625 ml (2½ cups) beef stock
200 g (about ½ lb) fresh mozzarella, sliced
- 1 onion, chopped
- Heat a little olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook the ground beef and onion for 5 to 7 minutes, breaking up the meat with the wooden spoon, until it is no longer pink.
- Add the penne noodles, tomato sauce and beef stock. Season with salt and pepper, and stir. Bring to a boil.
- Stir, and then cover and cook the pasta al dente for 15 to 20 minutes over low heat, stirring frequently and adding beef stock as needed.
- Top the pasta with fresh mozzarella before serving.