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Quick & Tasty Bolognese

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Serves 1 - 4 Portions

A firm favourite of even the most fussy of eaters, this rich & tasty bolognese is quick & fun to make.

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  • 500g lean beef mince
  • 2 x 560g jars of tomato & mushroom pasta sauce (or any of your choice)
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 1 punnet of mushrooms sliced (optional)
  • 1 generous tbsp honey
  • 8 shakes of a worcestershire sauce bottle
  • 2 tsp butter
  • 2 squeezes of tomato & garlic puree
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • Your choice of cheese for seving


    1. Using a large frying pan, fry off the finely chopped onion in 1 tsp butter until slightly golden then add the mushrooms and other tsp of butter and fry on a medium heat until cooked.
    2. Break up the mince & add to the pan, cooking until the meat is almost all brown. Add a few twists of a salt and pepper mill.
    3. Keeping the pan on a medium heat, add both jars of sauce & stir 2 good squeezes of the tomato & garlic puree into the mix.
    4. Add the honey and worcestershire sauce and allow to cook down for 20 minutes until the bolognese is thick and glossy, stiring every 5 to stop it sticking.
    5. Serve with your choice of cheese on top & buttery spaghetti, yum yum

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