1 finely chopped onion
400 g/1 lb minced beef
2 olive oil for frying
2 cans chopped boxed/canned tomatoes with herbs (or use the regular kind just add
1 teaspoon oregano and basil, 1-2 cloves garlic that you saute with the onion)
1 tbsp tomato puree
1 liter broth / water with bullion.
250 g of pasta(fusilli, macaroni, etc.)
Salt and pepper to taste.
1 teaspoon sugar,
1/2 cup creme fraiche/sour cream
Grated Parmesan cheese
Chop the onion and saute along with the minced beef with the oil in a sauce pan.
Chop the tomatoes in a blender until you get a smooth mixture and pour to the pan with the onion and mince beef.
Add the pasta when the soup is boiling and let it simmer until pasta is done.
Add salt and pepper as desired.
Lastly add the creme fraiche/sour cream and a handful of torn/chopped fresh basil.Serve the soup with grated Parmesan, garnish with a few basil leaves and some nice bread.