Bowls of Bolognese soup with penne

Chunky Bolognese soup with penne

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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This healthy, filling lunch provides a good balance of protein and carbs from lean steak mince and wholemeal pasta – ideal to aid muscle recovery after exercise

  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal337
low infat9g
saturates4g
carbs35g
sugars17g
fibre9g
protein24g
salt0.6g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oil in a large non-stick pan and fry the onions for a few mins. Add the carrots, celery and garlic, then fry for 5 mins, stirring until the vegetables start to soften.

  • STEP 2

    Add the meat and stir well so it breaks down as it cooks. Once it’s turned brown, add the passata and bouillon along with 1.3 litres of boiling water. Add the paprika, thyme and some black pepper. Cover the pan and simmer for 15 mins.

  • STEP 3

    Tip in the penne and cook for 12-15 mins until tender. Stir through the cheese, then ladle into bowls. Sprinkle over extra cheese, if you like.

  • STEP 4

    If you're following our Healthy Diet Plan, serve two portions on the first day. Cool the remaining soup, remove the thyme and chill. Will keep for up to seven days. Reheat in a pan, adding some water if it’s thickened.

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