In frying pan fry mince with a little olive oil. Break up mince as it browns through. Cook until it dries but don’t burn.
Add whole chilli (this is optional) and Balsamic vinegar and reduce.
Add wine and garlic and slide in vegetables and basil (no need to chop) and bring to boil.
Sprinkle over stock powder, add tomatoes and water, salt and pepper to taste.
Simmer for 1-3 hours (3 hours is best)
Serve over pasta with a sprinkle or parmesan on top.
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