Corned Beef and Peas Sauce #groovineats #TastyTuesday #MalteseFood

Canned Corned Beef with Peas sauce a recipe my mom got from her mom during WWII My nannu worked at the RAF station in Luqa Malta and he liked to  gamble with the soldiers  and sometimes lose his pay, then he would  bring home British soldier laundry for my nanna to wash and cans of corned beef.  Growing up I did not understand I just knew I loved the nights my mom made this for us. Here is the simple recipe:

Olive Oil
One medium onion diced
One 12 oz corned beef  cut into 8 pieces
One 15-16 oz tomato sauce
1/2 can 8 oz. wine ( measure in tomato sauce can)
1/2 cup frozen peas
salt/pepper to taste

Saute onion with olive oil in a large pot. Stir in corned beef and smash down  and mix  with onions cooking for 5 minutes. Add tomato sauce and wine salt/pepper. Stir well. Let simmer for 15 minutes. add frozen  peas and let cook 5 more minutes. Serve with your favorite pasta or rice. Use in your favorite pasta recipe. (Baked Ziti, Lasagna or Eggplant Parmigiana etc.)


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