• 500g spirali pasta
  • 500g frozen whole green beans
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 350g 5% fat beef steak mince
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 400g chopped tomatoes
  • 440g tomato sauce
  • 2 slices wholemeal bread, torn into small pieces
  • 30g mild cheese, grated


  1. 1

    Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the packet. Add the beans for the last 6 minutes, then drain.

  2. 2

    Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium-high heat and cook the mince for 10 minutes, until browned and no pink colour remains. Add the garlic, herbs, tomatoes and sauce, and cook for a further 10-15 minutes.

  3. 3

    CHILDREN: Stir the pasta and beans into the beef mixture. Tip into an ovenproof dish, top with the bread pieces and scatter over the cheese.


    Grill under a preheated grill until the cheese has melted.


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Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 3136kj 749kcal 37%
  • Fat 13.0g 19%
  • Saturates 4.3g 22%
  • Sugars 17.1g 19%
  • Salt 1.2g 20%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 544kj/130kcal

Each serving provides

108.5g carbohydrate 8.9g fibre 44.9g protein

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