Tasty tomato sauce recipe
with mince

This tasty tomato sauce recipe it prepared with mince. It serves perfectly as an accompaniment to pasta or rice dishes. Tomatoes are used all over the world as a base for sauces and can be 

combined with many ingredients. This recipe is made in an italian style which reminds a little at a Bolognese sauce. It is quite easy to prepare and really delicious. 

Preparation time: 20 minutes 
Cooking time: at least 60 minutes
Resting time: 0 minutes
Total time needed: at least 1 h 20 minutes
Grade of Difficulty: easy

for this
tomato sauce recipe

  • 500 g beef mince
  • 1 tbs. pork lard
  • 1 large finely chopped onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic chopped
  • 1 tbs. flower
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 250g ripe cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • 70ml tomato paste
  • 100ml water
  • 1 tsp. beef stock
  • 1 tbs. fresh chopped oregano
  • ½ tsp. chili (use more if you like it spicier)
  • 15ml brown balsamic vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon sugar


  • Heat the lard in a large pan
  • Spice the mince with salt and pepper and give it into the hot pan, stir fry the mince till it becomes crumbly, divides into smaller bite sized pieces and starts to turn brown.
  • Add the large chopped onion and mix with the mince. Turn down heat to medium and fry for about 5 more minutes till the onions are turning soft and golden brown.
  • Add the garlic, mix it with mince and onions and stir-fry for half a minute.
  • Give the flower evenly over the contents of the pan and mix everything
  • Next add tomato paste, beef stock, chili and water, mix all well, cover with a lid, turn heat to low and let the sauce simmer for 15 minutes, stirring it only occasionally
  • Now add the chopped tomato pieces, vinegar and sugar to the pan and mix them with the other ingredients and cover the pan with the lid again. Gently simmer the sauce for another 10 to 15 minutes, stirring it occasionally.
  • By now the sauce should have started to thicken a little.
  • Turn off the heat, add the oregano mix it well and taste. Add some more salt, pepper or chili powder to suit your personal taste.
  • This tomato sauce recipe works very well as an accompaniment to Spaghetti, Ciabatta or Basmati rice.

Serves 4

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