Pasta Bolognese With Hidden Vegetables

Pasta Bolognese With Hidden Vegetables

DifficultyBeginner

Pasta Bolognese With Hidden Vegetables: A tasty Italian classic with a healthy twist.

Prep Time10 minsCook Time15 mins
 500 g Pork and Veal Mince
 250 g Sliced Mushrooms
 2 Carrots (grated)
 1 Onion (diced)
 2 Garlic Cloves (crushed)
 1 Red Capsicum (chopped)
 400 g Diced Tomatoes
 400 g Pasta Sauce (Choose your favourite)
 500 g Wholemeal Pasta
 1 tbsp Italian Herbs
 1 tsp Salt and Pepper
1

Preheat a lightly oiled medium saucepan, add the onion and garlic, stirring occasionally until translucent.

2

Add the mince and stir until well combined. Add the carrot, capsicum and mushrooms.

3

Add the tinned tomatoes and pasta sauce as well as italian herbs and salt and pepper. Allow sauce to simmer while you make the pasta.

4

Fill a large saucepan to approximately 3/4 full of water. Add a pinch of salt and bring to the boil.

5

Once the water is boiling add your pasta, stirring as it goes in. Lower the heat and let cook for 8-10 minutes or until pasta becomes soft to eat.

6

Drain the pasta over the sink and dish into bowls. Take the sauce off heat and serve on top of pasta. Optional: Add favourite cheese on top such as parmesan or tasty.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 5


Amount Per Serving
Calories 445
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13.1g21%
Total Carbohydrate 45.9g16%
Protein 32.3g65%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 500 g Pork and Veal Mince
 250 g Sliced Mushrooms
 2 Carrots (grated)
 1 Onion (diced)
 2 Garlic Cloves (crushed)
 1 Red Capsicum (chopped)
 400 g Diced Tomatoes
 400 g Pasta Sauce (Choose your favourite)
 500 g Wholemeal Pasta
 1 tbsp Italian Herbs
 1 tsp Salt and Pepper

Directions

1

Preheat a lightly oiled medium saucepan, add the onion and garlic, stirring occasionally until translucent.

2

Add the mince and stir until well combined. Add the carrot, capsicum and mushrooms.

3

Add the tinned tomatoes and pasta sauce as well as italian herbs and salt and pepper. Allow sauce to simmer while you make the pasta.

4

Fill a large saucepan to approximately 3/4 full of water. Add a pinch of salt and bring to the boil.

5

Once the water is boiling add your pasta, stirring as it goes in. Lower the heat and let cook for 8-10 minutes or until pasta becomes soft to eat.

6

Drain the pasta over the sink and dish into bowls. Take the sauce off heat and serve on top of pasta. Optional: Add favourite cheese on top such as parmesan or tasty.

Pasta Bolognese With Hidden Vegetables