Thomas' Special Pasta Sauce

Thomas' Special Pasta Sauce

By Steve Robinson

Thomas' Special Pasta Sauce

Serves 4+


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped 
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 red capsicum, finely chopped
  • 500g beef mince
  • 1/2 tbsp dried basil
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary
  • 700g Passata
  • 1 pkt Otway Pasta Company Fresh Torchio
  • Bulla Sour Cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Put a large pot of water on to boil and fry pan on medium heat.
  • In the frying pan add the olive oil, onion and garlic. Fry for 1-2 minutes. Add the carrot, capsicum and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add beef mince and cook until just browned.
  • Add the passata and herbs and bring back to the boil. Once boiling add the torchio to the boiling water and cook as per packet directions.
  • Once pasta is cooked, serve with the sauce and top with Bulla Sour Cream. Enjoy!

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