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Recipe: Courgetti Bolognese


Recipe: Courgetti Bolognese 




Prep time: 10min

Cook time: 25min

Serves: 2

SmartPoints™:  4 per serving.

Difficulty: Easy

  • 4 spray(s) Calorie controlled cooking spray
  • 500g Extra lean beef mince (5% fat), raw
  • 1 large Onion(s), finely chopped
  • 1 clove(s) Garlic, crushed
  • 1 can(s) Tinned Tomatoes
  • 1 jar(s) Passata
  • 1 teaspoons Yeast Extract
  • 1 tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Tomato Purèe
  • 1 teaspoons Dried Mixed Herbs
  • 1 cube(s) Beef stock cube(s)
  • 3 medium Courgette
  • 5 leaf/leaves Basil, fresh, to garnish


 Step 1

Mist a large saucepan with the calorie controlled spray over a medium heat. Add the mince, onion and garlic and fry for 5 minutes until the mince is browned and the onions softened.

Step 2

Add the tomatoes, passata, Marmite, Worcestershire sauce, tomato pure´e and mixed herbs to the pan, stir well and bring to the boil. Crumble in the stock cube and stir again. Reduce the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sauce has thickened.

Step 3

When the sauce is nearly ready, mist a large frying pan with cooking spray and add the spiralised courgette. Cook over a medium heat for 1-2 minutes until slightly softened. Season to taste, divide between plates and serve topped with the sauce and garnished with the basil.

Step 4

TIP! For vegetarians, this would taste great with Quorn mince instead of beef. You can reduce the simmering time to 10 minutes; the SmartPoints per serving will be 3.