Quick Pasta with Beef and Pineapple Sauce

    25 minutes

    This pasta sauce is an unusual combination of flavours and very easy to make. Pasta is tossed with beef mince and pineapple in a creamy curried sauce.

    14 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 500g short pasta (such as penne or rigatoni)
    • 400g beef mince
    • 1 leek, cleaned and cut into thin rings
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 (432g) tin pineapple chunks
    • 3 tablespoons curry powder
    • 1 tablespoon stock powder (chicken or beef)
    • salt
    • pepper
    • 200ml double cream
    • 6-7 tablespoons tomato sauce
    • 3-4 tablespoons tomato puree

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Cook pasta according to package instructions.
    2. Heat oil in a large frying pan and saute mince until brown and crumbly. Drain tinned pineapple, but save juice.
    3. Add leek and drained pineapple to the mince and saute for an additional 5 minutes over high heat. Deglaze with a little pineapple juice.
    4. Season with curry powder, stock powder and pepper. Add ketchup and tomato puree; mix everything well and simmer covered for 5-8 minutes on low heat. If necessary, add a little more pineapple juice.
    5. Stir in cream. Drain pasta and add to pasta sauce in the pan. Mix everything well and serve.

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    Made this this evening and the plates were licked clean, delicious  -  18 Mar 2013  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    This was absolutely amazing. It was so quick like Kiki says. I put it all in the slow cooker because the meat I had was some tough beef chunks. This is going to be in our family for life!! Thanks Kiki  -  09 Aug 2012  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    This is by far my most favourite dinner  -  03 Aug 2013  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)