• 500g spirali pasta
  • 500g frozen whole green beans
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 350g 5% fat beef steak mince
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 400g chopped tomatoes
  • 440g tomato sauce
  • 2 slices wholemeal bread, torn into small pieces
  • 30g mild cheese, grated


  1. 1

    Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the packet. Add the beans for the last 6 minutes, then drain.

  2. 2

    Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium-high heat and cook the mince for 10 minutes, until browned and no pink colour remains. Add the garlic, herbs, tomatoes and sauce, and cook for a further 10-15 minutes.

  3. 3

    Preheat the grill. Stir the pasta and beans into the beef mixture. Tip into an ovenproof dish, top with the bread pieces and scatter over the cheese. Grill until the cheese has melted.


    These recipes are based on an adult's reference intakes. For more information on children's nutritional requirements, click here


Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 3136kj 749kcal 37%
  • Fat 13.0g 19%
  • Saturates 4.3g 22%
  • Sugars 17.1g 19%
  • Salt 1.2g 20%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 544kj/130kcal

Each serving provides

108.5g carbohydrate 8.9g fibre 44.9g protein

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