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Quorn Courgetti Bolognese

Try this tempting recipe for a healthier Bolognese which is made using courgettes, mushrooms, onion, celery, and Quorn Mince which is low in fat and saturated fat and high in protein.

Serves 4

18 mins

Easy

288 cals
(Per serving)

12 g of fat

Made with Quorn Meat Free Mince

High in protein
Gluten free
Low in saturated fat

Ingredients

  • 300g Quorn 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

Method

  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

Did you know? We call courgettes a vegetable but they are technically a fruit because they contain seeds! Courgettes are a source of potassium which helps keep our muscles working properly.

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