This recipe has been created by Curtis Stone, as part of the Coles Feed Your Family for Under $10 range.


  • 3 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 small brown onion, finely chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 1 medium carrot, finely chopped

  • 250g Cup mushrooms, sliced

  • 500g packet Coles 3 Star Beef Mince

  • 2 tbsp Coles Brand Balsamic Vinegar

  • 400g Coles Brand Italian Diced Tomatoes

  • 350g Coles Brand Fettuccine

  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 loosely packed cup fresh basil leaves, torn

  • 25g (1/4 cup) Coles Brand Australian Parmesan Cheese Shredded


  • 1.

    Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan until hot. Cook the onion and garlic for 2 minutes, then add the carrot, cook for another minute, or until just softened. Add the mushrooms and cook for 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

  • 2.

    Add the beef and stir over high heat for 3 minutes, or until lightly browned and no lumps of meat remain.

  • 3.

    Stir in the balsamic vinegar, allow to bubble for a minute. Add the tomatoes.

  • 4.

    Meanwhile, cook the fettuccine according to packet directions. Remove 1 cup of the pasta water carefully and add it to the sauce, cook the sauce for a further 10-12 minutes until slightly thickened. Turn off the heat and add the extra virgin olive oil. Drain the fettuccine.

  • 5.

    Add the fettuccine to the sauce in the pan and mix well. Scatter over basil. Divide between four bowls and serve with the Parmesan cheese.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (12 servings)

  • Energy 302kj
  • Fat Total 16g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Protein 12g
  • Carbohydrate 25g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Sodium 102mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Serves 4

Total cost: $9.83

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Posted by candicehomeReport
Great Recipe!