Healthy Spaghetti Bolognese

Ingredients

1 tbsp olive oil

200g extra lean mince

1 medium onion

80g shiitake mushrooms

1 medium carrot (grated)

400g canned chopped tomatoes

250ml low salt vegetable stock

2 tbsp sundried tomato paste

300g wholewheat spaghetti

2 tbsp fresh parsley

1 bay leaf

 

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutrition: Per serving
Energy
507 Kcal
Fat
17g
Saturates
3g
Sugars
8.1g
Salt
0.7g

Traditional Italian comfort food with a delicious sundried tomato flavour. The wholewheat pasta and added mushrooms make it a healthier version too.

Ingredients

1 tbsp olive oil

200g extra lean mince

1 medium onion

80g shiitake mushrooms

1 medium carrot (grated)

400g canned chopped tomatoes

250ml low salt vegetable stock

2 tbsp sundried tomato paste

300g wholewheat spaghetti

2 tbsp fresh parsley

1 bay leaf

Method

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan and fry the onions and mince until the mince has browned.
  2. Add the mushrooms, carrot, tomatoes, stock, bay leaf and tomato puree. Bring to the boil and then let simmers for 15-20mins or until the sauce has thickened.
  3. Place the spaghetti in a saucepan of boiling water with a pinch of salt and cook until the spaghetti is soft.
  4. Divide the spaghetti into four portions and serve with the Bolognese sauce on top. Sprinkle with the fresh parsley and serve.

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