Penne Pasta with spinach & carrots

Penna pasta
½ lb minced beef
2 carrots, diced
1 bunch spinach, roughly chopped
½ bottle pasta sauce
1 tbsp garlic, minced
1 medium onion, chopped
1-2 tbsp dried oregano (halve if using fresh)
Your choice of cheese for sprinkling
salt/pepper
cooking oil

Optional:
1-2 tbsp sun-dried tomatoes for more intense flavour
Small amount of leftover stock or water from soaking dried mushrooms

Serves 3

Cook penne pasta according to instructions. Drain in cold water and set aside.
Fry onions till softened. Add garlic. Fry till fragrant.
Add minced beef. Cook till pink is just gone.
Add sun-dried tomatoes.
Add carrots. Cook for about 1 minute.
Add spinach.
Add pasta sauce.
Simmer for 1 minute till spinach is cooked. May add stock or water if needed.
Pour over pasta.

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