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Quorn Meat Free Courgetti Bolognese


Serves 4
cooking time
18 Minutes
288 cals * Per Serving
2.8g sat fat * Per Serving

Try this tempting recipe for a healthier courgetti bolognese, made using courgettes, mushrooms, onion, celery, and Quorn Meat Free Mince. Under 300 calories per portion, low in fat and saturated fat, four of your five a day and high in protein.


  • 300g Quorn Meat Free Mince
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, finely diced
  • 1 stick celery, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 200g mushrooms, diced
  • 100ml red wine
  • 400ml tomato passata
  • 1 tbsp vegetarian Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 gluten free vegetable stock cube, dissolved in 150ml hot water
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • Bunch fresh basil leaves, torn
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Hard cheese of your choice, grated to serve
  • For the courgetti:
  • 4 medium courgettes, cut into thin ribbons
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp grated vegetarian Parmesan


  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the onion, carrot and celery. Cook over a medium heat stirring frequently for about 5 minutes until the vegetables are softened. Add the garlic and mushrooms and stir fry for 2-3 minutes more. Stir in the red wine and reduce until the liquid is halved in volume
  2. Add the passata, vegetarian Worcestershire sauce, vegetable stock, tomato puree and oregano. Stir well. Cook for 8-10 minutes until the vegetables are cooked
  3. Stir in the Quorn Mince and continue to cook over low heat for 5 minutes. Stir in the basil and season to taste
  4. For the courgette, preheat the oil in a large pan. Add the courgette and fry for 2-3 minutes. Remove from the pan sieving any juices out. Stir in the cheese and season to taste
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