Plain Vegetable Bolognese for Toddlers
Mince is a family favourite and a good source of dietary protein, iron and zinc. This Toddler Bolognese will be a hit with the whole family and sneaks in plenty of extra vegetables. Still serve some broccoli or green beans on the side, as it’s good to normalise eating whole vegetables from a young age. This recipe serves 5 adults.
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Babies & Toddlers,
500g Quality Mark lamb mince
1, finely chopped onion
2 tbsp olive oil
1, grated carrot
1, grated courgette
1, finely sliced red capsicum
1, crushed garlic clove
400g, chopped canned tomatoes
2 tbsp tomato paste
2 cups beef stock
1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried oregano
1/2 cup, chopped parsley
1/2 cup, grated cheese
To Make Bolognese
Fry onion in olive oil until translucent.
Add mince, garlic and dried herbs, fry till mince is browned, about 5 minutes
Add tomato paste and capsicum a fry for 1 minute.
Add vegetables, stock, and chopped tomatoes and simmer till vegetables have softened.
Simmer with the lid off for around 15 minutes, till all vegetables are cooked and sauce is reduced
Serve over cooked spaghetti and sprinkle with chopped parsley. Optional – sprinkle over some grated cheese.
Nutrition Information per Serving (398g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)