Baby’s First Bolognese Sauce
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Baby’s First Bolognese Sauce

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Level

moderate
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Cooking

22 min
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Preparation

45 min
Ingredients
Servings
3
Vegetable Oil
1 tbsp
Onion, finely chopped
50 g
Celery, chopped
20 g
small clove Garlic, crushed
1 clove
medium Carrot (approx 85g), peeled and grated
1
Lean Minced Beef
100 g
Passata / Tomato Puree
150 ml
Water
(boiling)
100 ml
fresh Thyme Leaves or a pinch of dried thyme
14 tsp
baby pasta shapes
3 tbsp
How to cook
Step 1
  • Heat the oil in a saucepan and sauté the onion and celery over a low heat for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until softened.
Step 2
  • Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add the grated carrot and sauté for 4 minutes.
Step 3
  • In a separate pan, dry fry the minced beef until browned, stirring occasionally.
Step 4
  • Add to the onion and carrot. Pour over the tomato sauce, boiling water or stock and add the thyme.
Step 5
  • Cover and cook over a low heat for about 12 minutes.
Step 6
  • Remove from the pan and pulse for a second or two in a blender to make a smoother texture.
Step 7
  • Meanwhile, cook the baby pasta according to the packet instructions.
Step 8
  • Drain and mix with the Bolognese sauce.
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