• 1 kg mince beef

  • 2 onions - chopped

  • 4 garlic cloves crushed or 2 tsp of minced garlic

  • 1 stick celery - sliced

  • 800g crushed tomatoes

  • 1 carrot - chopped

  • 2 bay leaves

  • ½ bunch basil

  • ½ glass of red wine

  • 1 tsp stock powder

  • 2 ltr water

  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

  • 1 whole red chilli (optional)

  • Olive Oil

  • Salt and pepper


  • 1.

    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.

  • 2.

    Add whole chilli (this is optional) and Balsamic vinegar and reduce.

  • 3.

    Add wine and garlic and slide in vegetables and basil (no need to chop) and bring to boil.

  • 4.

    Sprinkle over stock powder, add tomatoes and water, salt and pepper to taste.

  • 5.

    Simmer for 1-3 hours (3 hours is best)

  • 6.

    Serve over pasta with a sprinkle or parmesan on top.


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Posted by Tony221Report
If it's so common,then who copied who?By the way i do mine almost identical,but have never met this man in my life.
I would say we have similar taste buds az4. :)