Wednesday, September 27, 2006
pasta, tomato, beef, basil
Pasta, Tomato, Beef and Basil
pasta (coudes or penne) - any one that you like
beef fillet - as much as you like
garlic - 4 cloves
extra light olive oil - 3 tablespoons
tin tomatoes - 1/2 of a can
italian basil - 5-6 leaves, roughly chopped
salt - a pinch
black pepper - a pinch
mixed herbs - 1 tablespoon
red wine - 350 ml
trim the fillet and cut into small cubes
peel and finely chop the garlic
roughly chop the basil leaves
cook pasta as how you like it
heat the olive oil in the frying pan until very hot
add the beef peices and fry very briefly just to brown them.
put them aside to rest.
heat the remain olive oil from frying the beef and then put the garlic in.
add tomatoes and season with salt, pepper and mixed herbs
add red wine
cook over a high heat for 5 mins
stirring to break up the tomatoes
put the fried beef cubes into to pan and then basil
then into the plate pasta and beef sauce and its ready to serve.