If you can’t find curly edged pasta, simply use lasagna in this robust recipe.
1 1/2 tbs. garlic infused olive oil
1 large shallot, chopped
1 cup sliced mushrooms (optional)
1 tsp. dried mint
1 tsp. dried oregano
1/4 tsp. red chili flakes
1/2 lb. ground lamb
1 x 14oz. tin chopped tomatoes
2 tsp. red currant jelly
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/2 lb. mafaldine or parppadelle
grated Parmesan cheese, to serve
Pour the oil into a heavy saucepan and add the shallots and mushrooms. Cook over a medium-low heat until they have softened. Stir in the mint and oregano. Tip in the lamb and brown, breaking it up with a wooden spoon. Stir in the tomatoes, jelly, Worcestershire sauce and season. Partially cover, turn the heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes.
Prepare the pasta according to the package directions in salted, boiling water. Drain and toss with the sauce. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese.