Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
450g (1lb) lean Welsh lamb mince
1 onion, roughly chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
150ml (¼pt) red wine
300ml (½pt) passata
400g (14oz) can chopped tomatoes
Sprig fresh thyme
1 bay leaf
2 tsp) fresh oregano, chopped or 1 tsp dry
Pasta shapes and Parmesan shavings to serve
1 Place the mince in a cold pan and place on the heat. Dry fry in its own juices until browned. Add the onion, garlic and seasoning. Add red wine and allow to bubble for a couple of minutes before adding the remaining ingredients.
2 Simmer on a low heat for about 45 minutes until the sauce is thick and rich.
3 Serve with lightly cooked pasta shapes and Parmesan shavings.
Recipe and images courtesy of Autumn Welsh Lamb