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This is a favourite easy Sunday night meal for Grace’s family
Left over cooked mince and left over pasta 
1 onion, chopped
1 clove of garlic, crushed
500grams of lean mince
Salt and pepper (to your taste)
1 cup of finely chopped celery
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon of dried oregano
1 teaspoon of dried basil
1 x 400gram tin of tomatoes
¼ cup of water
200grams of spiral pasta
2 eggs
¾ of a cup of grated tasty cheese
250grams of cottage cheese

Cook the onion in a little oil until softened. Add the garlic and  mince, and cook, stirring the mixture regularly, until the meat has broken up and is no longer pink. Add the seasonings, herbs and celery, then stir in the tomatoes and water.

Put the lid on the pot and let the mixture simmer for 35 minutes until most of the liquid has reduced. Cook pasta in boiling salted water until it is just cooked.  Drain the pasta and then add it to the mince.  Pour the mince and pasta mixture into a casserole dish.

Serve with your favourite vegetables or a salad.