Garlic beef and basil linguine

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Garlic beef and basil linguini Easy Food

Serves 6


450g lean minced beef
1 large onion, finely chopped
1 tsp turmeric
1½ tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
200g tomato purée
450g linguine
8 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
80g Parmesan, grated


To serve:
Large handful of fresh basil, torn
Parmesan, grated


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil.
  2. In a bowl, combine the minced beef, onion, turmeric, salt and black pepper. Heat the oil in a large non-stick pan set over a high heat and cook the beef mixture for 3-4 minutes, stirring. Add the pasta to the boiling water.
  3. When all the liquid has evaporated from the beef mixture and it starts to brown, stir in the tomato purée.
  4. Add the garlic and stir to combine. Cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  5. Once the pasta has cooked to al dente, drain it well and then add to the beef mixture. Add the Parmesan, remove the pan from the from heat and stir to combine everything thoroughly.
  6. Divide between serving bowls. Top with fresh basil leaves and a little extra Parmesan and serve.

Per serving: 399kcals, 8.6g fat (3.8g saturated), 52g carbs, 5.2g sugar, 30g protein, 2.2g fibre, 0.819g sodium

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