Speedy vegetarian bolognese

Speedy vegetarian bolognese
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 15-20 minutes
  • Ready in: Less than 30 Minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: 1
  • Suitable for vegetarians
  • * Freezer friendly
  • Syns per serving:
      FREE

Make double of this essential pasta sauce and freeze half for a rainy day

ingredients

  • Low calorie cooking spray
  • 500g Quorn mince
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and diced
  • 3 celery sticks, roughly chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 4 tbsp tomato purée
  • 500g passata
  • 1 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Small handful of finely chopped fresh parsley, to garnish

method

  1. Spray a large non-stick frying pan with low calorie cooking spray and place over a high heat
  2. Add the Quorn and stir-fry for 2 minutes or until browned, then add the onion, carrot, celery and garlic and stir-fry for 1 minute
  3. Add the chopped tomatoes, tomato purée, passata and dried herbs, season well and cook over a medium heat for 12-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Stir the bolognese into your favourite pasta and serve hot, with parsley scattered over.

Tip: If you're enjoying an Extra Easy SP day, serve with piles of courgetti or at least half a plate of vegetables.

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