v2 Classic Bolognese

Spag bol has got to be one of our favourite go-to meals! Ready in just 1-hour, it’s the perfect meat-free Monday meal idea!

 

Serves 6

Ingredients

500g v2mince

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1/2 large onion, finely chopped

3 cloves garlic, minced or finely grated

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 large onion, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, finely minced

400g passata

400g can crushed tomatoes

3 tablespoons tomato paste

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon dried basil

1 small sprig of rosemary

1 pinch dried chilli flakes

salt, 1/2 teaspoon or more to taste

fresh black pepper, to taste

1 cup vegetable stock

 

Mince base

Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick saucepan over medium heat. Add the diced onion and cook until tender, 5 minutes, then add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.

Add the mince and brown for 5 minutes until broken into small mince like pieces. Add to large tray to cool. Freeze mince mix until required

 

Tomato sauce

Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until tender, 7 minutes, then add the garlic and cook 1 minute.

Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano, basil, rosemary and chilli. Add salt, pepper, and vegetable stock bring sauce to the boil.

Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered until sauce thickens slightly—about 1hr. Chill off sauce

 

To serve

Heat sauce until simmering. Add frozen mince mix and stir until heated through, add more seasoning if required and serve with pasta.

 

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