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A rich and hearty tomato-based sauce with minced beef, garlic, onions, and Italian herbs.

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  • 500g x Cleaver’s Organic & Grass Fed Extra Lean Beef Mince
  • 1 tbsp vegetable or canola oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) beef stock
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon each of dried oregano, basil and thyme
  • 400g can crushed tomatoes
  • 300g spaghetti
  • Grated parmesan, salt & pepper to serve


  1. Heat the oil in a heavy based pan on medium heat
  2. Add garlic & onion and cook until they soften
  3. Add the Cleaver’s organic grass-fed beef mince and cook over medium-high heat, breaking up the mince with a wooden spoon – cook until browned
  4. Add beef stock, tomato, wine and sugar, bring to the boil then reduce the heat to medium/low and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the sauce thickens slightly
  5. In a separate pot, cook the pasta in boiling water until it softens or according to the instructions on the pack
  6. Serve the sauce and spaghetti together, top with grated parmesan, and season with pepper and salt


  • Add chopped carrots, celery or sliced green beans with garlic & onion for extra veggie content
  • Swap packet spaghetti with fresh spaghetti or your preferred pasta
  • The sauce can be stored in your fridge for 2 days and in your freezer for 2 months