• 1 large onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 450-500g lean mince meat (less than 5% fat)
  • 1 red pepper
  • 2 tins of chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp mixed herbs
  • 2 courgettes


  • STEP 1
    Spray a large pot with low calorie cooking spray and place over a high heat.
  • STEP 2
    Dice the onion and mince the garlic and fry for 1-2 minutes.
  • STEP 3
    Add the mince meat and cook through.
  • STEP 4
    Add the 2 tins of chopped tomatoes.
  • STEP 5
    Roughly chop the peppers and add.
  • STEP 6
    Add 2 heaped tablespoons of mixed herbs.
  • STEP 7
    Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour (the longer the better)
  • STEP 8
    Season to taste adding more herbs/salt/pepper as needed.
  • STEP 9
    Once ready to eat spiralize the courgette and toss it into the bolognese for no longer than 1-2 minutes to keep its “Al Dente” texture – Note: if planning on freezing the bolognese only add the courgetti to the bolognese that you are going to serve.

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