1 tbs vegetable oil
2 onion medium finely chopped
1 tsp garlic minced
500 g beef mince
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp basil
1 1/2 cup macaroni uncooked
400 g canned chopped tomato
140 g tomato paste
2 tbs worcestershire sauce
2 tsp paprika
3/4 cup cheddar cheese coarsely grated
how to make it:
STEP 1 Preheat fan-forced oven to 180C.
STEP 2 Cook macaroni in boiling water with a dash of salt for 15 minutes.
STEP 3 While macaroni is cooking, heat the oil gently in a medium sized casserole dish.
STEP 4 Add onions and minced garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5-7 minutes.
STEP 5 Add minced beef to the pan and fry, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes or until the mince colours.
STEP 6 Stir in oregano, basil, cooked macaroni, tomatoes, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce and paprika.
STEP 7 Season to taste.
STEP 8 Increase the heat and bring the liquid to boil, stirring constantly.
STEP 9 Remove the casserole from the heat and sprinkle grated cheese over the beef mixture.
STEP 10 Bake uncovered for 20 minutes or until cheese has melted and is golden-brown in colour.