Speedy pasta Bolognese

Speedy pasta Bolognese

Ingredients

  • 500 g pack lean minced beef (5.1% fat)
  • handful sliced mushrooms
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 tablespoon sundried tomato purée
  • 400 g can sliced tomato
  • glass red white wine or 150 ml/ 1/4 pt beef stock
  • 1 tsp dried mixed herb
  • 400 g penne
  • handful basil leaves, torn, to serve

Approach

  • STEP 1

    Brown the beef in a large frying pan for 5 minutes, then toss in the mushrooms and soften for 3 mins.

  • STEP 2

    While the sauce is simmering, prepare the pasta as per pack directions, drain, then serve with the sauce and torn basil leaves spread on top.

RECIPE SUGGESTIONS
ADD ADDITIONAL VEG FOR 5-A-DAY

To up your 5-a-day vegetable intake, why not add sliced celery and carrot when frying the
mushrooms and prepare the sauce for an additional 5 mins, to provide the carrot enough
time to soften.

Complements

Dish from Excellent Food magazine, February 2007

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