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Serves 4. Prep 10 Min. Cook 15 Min.

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
500g lean beef mince
1 leek, white part only, sliced
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 teaspoon dried oregano
350g jar roasted vegetables stir-through pasta sauce
400g can cherry tomatoes in juice
100g baby spinach
225g packet haloumi cheese, cut into 1cm-thick slices
½ cup grated mozzarella
Fresh basil leaves and crusty bread, to serve

1- Preheat grill on high.
2- Heat oil in a large, flameproof frying pan over high heat. Add mince. Cook, breaking up mince with a wooden spoon, for 5 minutes or until browned. Add leek, garlic and oregano. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until leek softens. Add pasta sauce, tomatoes and ½ cup water. Bring to a simmer. Simmer for 2 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly. Stir in spinach. Remove from heat.
3- Place haloumi on mince mixture. Sprinkle with mozzarella. Grill for 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is golden. Sprinkle with basil leaves. Serve with bread.
NUTRITION: (per serve) 3037kJ; 42.5g fat; 19.7g sat fat; 47.4g protein; 33.1g carbs; 7.6g fibre; 152mg chol; 1771mg sodium.

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