Monday, July 12, 2021

PASTA BOLOGNESE BAKE


 PASTA BOLOGNESE BAKE

 



Spaghetti Bolognese is a timeless family favorite. make it even better with this hearty Bolognese pasta recipe. With lots of hidden vegetables and a creamy cheese filling.

 

Ingredients:

  • 250 ml Beef Stock make using 1-2 beef stock cubes
  • 200 g Dried Pasta use whichever shape you prefer
  • Dash Henderson's Relish/Worcestershire Sauce
  • 80 g Reduced Fat Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 large Onion finely chopped
  • 1 large Carrot finely chopped
  • 1 stick Celery finely chopped
  • 1 Red Pepper finely chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic finely grated
  • Low Calorie Cooking Spray
  • 1 tbsp Mixed Italian Herbs
  • 2 tins Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 1 Red Wine Stock Pot
  • 5 Mushrooms sliced
  • 400 g  Minced Beef

 

Instructions:

  1. Pre-heat your oven to 200°C
  2. Mist a large frying pan with low calorie cooking spray and heat
  3. Brown the onions lightly then add the minced beef, garlic, balsamic vinegar & herbs. Cook until browned
  4. Fill a pan with water & cook the pasta according to the instructions
  5. Add the carrots, celery, mushrooms, pepper, tomato puree, tinned tomatoes, Henderson's Relish/Worcestershire Sauce, beef stock and red wine stock pot. Turn the heat down and let simmer for 10-15 minutes until carrots begin to soften
  6. Check your pasta. If cooked drain and leave to one side
  7. Mix the Pasta into the sauce. If your pan is oven safe, top with cheese & place in the oven. If it's not, place the pasta & sauce into an oven proof dish & top with cheese.
  8. Bake for 10-15 minutes until your cheese has browned. Enjoy your baking!