600 grams mince
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 cloves garlic
add grated carrot, zucchini, broccoli and spinach if you wish
800 grams tomato
1 tablespoon basil
1 tablespoon oregano
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons plain flour
500 ml milk
100 gams cheddar
50 grams parmesan
salt and pepper
To make pasta: put the flour in the food processor, while blending adds oil and then eggs to form firm dough. If the mix is wet knead more flour in on a floured bench. Then roll the pasta through the pasta machine up to number 6.
To make the meat sauce, dice the onion and crush the garlic and sauté in a heavy base pan with the mince. When the mince in brown add the tomatoes, basil and oregano and simmer for 20 minutes.
To make the cheese sauce: melt the butter in a heavy based pot and add the flour and cook, add the milk and stir until thick and cooked and add the cheese and season with salt and pepper.
Layer the meat and pasta sheets in a baking tray and top with the cheese sauce and bake for 30 minutes until the top is golden brown and cooked through.
or cook the pasta sheets in boiling water for one minute and cool and layer the meat, cooked pasta and sauce in a slow cooker dish and cook on high for 4 hours