Beef and celery pasta with tomatoes

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
-1/2 teaspoon minced ginger;

2 cloves garlic, finely minced;

1 small or medium-size onion,

finely minced;

2 medium-size tomatoes, sliced to bite-size;

4 stalks of celery, thinly sliced/slivered;

about 1/2 libra ground beef;

3-4 shitake mushrooms caps, sliced thinly;

pinch of cumin, fennel;

1 teaspoon curry powder;

salt and pepper to taste;

cooked pasta


  • In a lightly oiled pan, add garlic, ginger, onions and fry briskly.
  • Add in cumin, fennel, curry powder to bring out the aroma of the spices.
  • Add in ground beef and fry, breaking up the beef to smaller bits.
  • Dish out and set aside after about 5 minutes or beef has browned on the outside.
  • Add in tomatoes, and celery and fry briskly, simmer for about 5 to 8 minutes till tomatoes softened.
  • Return the beef to the pan, mix well, then add in mushrooms, fry with the rest of the mixture.
  • Add in 1/4cup of water/stock and let the entire mixture simmer at low heat for about 5 minutes.
  • Pinch of salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add in shell pasta and mix thoroughly with the mixture and allow the pasta to absorb the tomato-beef sauce.
  • Serve immediately.


Beef and Celery Pasta with Tomatoes, photo 1
Beef and Celery Pasta with Tomatoes, photo 2
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