2 tablespoons olive oil
1 brown onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
600g beef mince
1 large carrot, peeled, finely chopped
2 tablespoons tomato paste
3 x 400g cans crushed tomatoes
Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until onion is soft. Add mince. Cook, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up mince, for 15 minutes or until browned.
Add carrot. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes. Add tomato paste. Cook, stirring, for 2 to 4 minutes. Add crushed tomatoes. Increase heat to high. Bring to the boil.
Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, uncovered, for 20 to 30 minutes or until sauce thickens. Season with salt and pepper. Can be used to make a very delicious Savoury mince eggplant bake.