How To Cook Mince Meat With Tomato
Welcome to my blog post where I'll be sharing with you one of my favorite mince meat recipes - minced meat with tomato. This is a simple yet delicious dish that can be enjoyed either alone or as a side dish. The combination of the juicy minced meat and the tangy tomato sauce makes for a perfect meal that you can enjoy at any time of the day.
- Gathering Your Ingredients
- Preparing The Ingredients
- Cooking The Mince Meat With Tomato
- Serving Your Mince Meat With Tomato
Gathering Your Ingredients
The first step in cooking any meal is to gather all the necessary ingredients. For this dish, you'll need the following:
- 1 lb of minced meat
- 5 medium-sized tomatoes, chopped
- 1 onion, diced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 tablespoon of tomato paste
- 1 teaspoon of paprika
- 1 teaspoon of cumin
- 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
Preparing The Ingredients
Before you start cooking, it's important to prepare your ingredients. Here is how to prep your ingredients for this dish:
Chop the Tomatoes
Take your chopped tomatoes and place them in a bowl. Sprinkle a pinch of salt over them and mix well. Set the bowl aside while you move on to the next step.
Dice the Onion
Peel and dice the onion into small pieces. Set the pieces aside.
Peel and mince your garlic cloves. You can use a garlic press or chop them finely with a knife.
Cooking The Mince Meat With Tomato
Now that all the ingredients are prepared, it's time to start cooking. Below are the steps to follow:
Step 1: Brown the Minced Meat
Heat your olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Once heated, add your minced meat to the skillet and cook for 5-7 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally
Step 2: Add Onion and Garlic
Once the meat is browned, add the diced onion and minced garlic to the skillet. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until the onions become translucent.
Step 3: Add Tomatoes and Tomato Paste
Add the chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, paprika, cumin, and dried oregano to the skillet. Mix well and let the mixture come to a boil.
Step 4: Simmer and Add Salt and Pepper
After the mixture comes to a boil, reduce the heat to low and let everything simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the sauce thickens. During this time add salt and pepper to your taste preference.
Serving Your Mince Meat With Tomato
Your meal is now ready to serve. You can enjoy your minced meat with tomato alone or with a side of rice or potatoes.
I hope you found this recipe helpful and easy to follow. Try it out at home and let me know what you think. Don't hesitate to make some tweaks that fit your taste buds.