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Beef Pasta Filling


HT MC 30mins

Serves 4     Hot Beef Vegetables Alcohol Main Course Stuffing Gluten Wheat Dairy Free Eggless*

1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
1 Small Onion, finely chopped
1 Garlic Clove, crushed
2 Rashers of Streaky Bacon, finely chopped
225g/8oz Finely Minced Beef
4 tbsp Red Wine or Stock
1 tbsp Tomato Paste
Salt and Black Pepper


1. Heat the oil in a medium sized saucepan, add the onion, garlic and bacon and sauté over a medium heat, stirring from time to time, until golden brown.

2. Raise the heat, add the beef and fry, turning, until brown on all sides.

3. Add the wine, tomato paste, salt and pepper, mix well then reduce the heat and cook, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes.

4. Transfer the mixture to a food processor and pulse to chop finely. Allow to cool completely before using.

* NB Whilst this filling is Gluten free and eggless , for a completely gluten/egg free recipe use a gluten/egg free pasta dough


Use to stuff ravioli, tortellini,  Cappelletti, tortelli, or Agnelotti





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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size


Slice to -  To cut food, such as vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.


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