All you need for the ultimate weeknight meal is one pot, a packet of pasta and a handful of ingredients. Call the fam and tuck into this beefy spaghetti with spicy arrabbiata sauce!
SERVES 4–6 // COOKING TIME 25 min
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 onion, diced
400 g beef cubes
10 g tomato paste
1 tbsp sugar
2 tsp dried mixed herbs
2 red chillies, chopped
400 g tin chopped tomatoes
200 g sun-dried tomatoes
1 L beef stock
300 g spaghetti
1. Heat some vegetable oil in a pot and fry the garlic and onion until translucent.
2. Add the beef, tomato paste, sugar, mixed herbs and chilli. Stir until the beef is fully coated, then cook until slightly browned.
3. Mix in the chopped tomatoes and sun-dried tomatoes.
4. Add stock and bring to the boil. Add spaghetti and cook for 8–10 minutes, until al dente.
Recipe & styling: Amerae Vercueil
Photography: Samantha Pinto // HMimages.co.za