Pasta is a pretty standard dish, right? Not if you do it like this…


1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, finely diced
250g Klein Karoo Ostrich Mince
½ packet CookMe Pasta Mix #4 , soaked in a little hot water
I jar of Napolitano Pasta Sauce
250g Fatti’s & Moni’s Wholewheat Pasta Screws
Fresh basil
Grated Parmesan cheese


Heat the oil in a large pan.

Sauté the onion for 5 minutes or until soft.

Add the mince and brown well.

Add the pasta mix and Napolitano sauce to the mince and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until thick and saucy.

In the meantime, cook the pasta in hot water until al dente.

Toss the pasta through the mince and serve loaded with fresh basil and grated parmesan cheese.