This mince dish with it’s rich tomato flavor is absolutely delicious. You can use spaghetti instead or Vermicelli. Serve with crusty bread or a tossed salad.

 

Beef and Vermicelli Loaf Recipe

This mince dish with it rich tomato flavor is absolutely delicious. You can use spaghetti instead or vermicelli. Serve with crusty bread or a tossed salad.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Margarine
  • 1 Onion Chopped
  • 500 g Beef Mince
  • 400 g Tomato Pasta Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 125 g Vermicelli

Topping

  • 4 tbsp Margarine
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • 1 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1 cup Cheese cheddar & grated
  • Salt & Pepper to Taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Heat one tablespoon margarine in a saucepan.
  • Fry the onion till soft.
  • Add the mince, breaking up any lumps.
  • Cook for about 4 minutes or till brown. 
  • Add the tomato paste, tomato pasta sauce and salt and pepper. 

Topping

  • Melt 4 tablespoons of margarine over low heat. 
  • Add flour and cook for 1 minute. 
  • Gradually add the milk.
  • Stir constantly until the sauce boils and thickens.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes.

Layering the Dish

  • Spread half the vermicelli at the bottom of a glass loaf dish, then half the mince.
  • Cover mince with remaining vermicelli and then the other half of the mince. 
  • Pour the white sauce over the mince.
  • Sprinkle with cheese. 
  • Bake for 30 minutes. 

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