favourite

Toddler Spaghetti Bolognese

Plain Vegetable Bolognese for Toddlers

5

Serves

5 mins

Prep Time

35 mins

Cook Time

Regina Wypych

Recipe author

Regina Wypych

This Bolognese can also be served to babies. Simply replace beef stock with water to reduce the amount of salt in the sauce. Purée, mash or chop up baby’s portion.

Rate this recipe

Share

High Iron

Low Sodium

tag

Babies & Toddlers,

Ingredients

arrow

500g Quality Mark lamb mince

i

arrow

1 onion

finely chopped

arrow

2 tbsp olive oil

arrow

1 garlic clove

crushed

arrow

1 tsp dried basil

arrow

1 tsp dried oregano

arrow

2 tbsp tomato paste

arrow

1 red capsicum

finely sliced

arrow

1 carrot

grated

arrow

1 courgette

grated

arrow

400g chopped tomatoes

can

arrow

2 cups beef stock

i

arrow

1/2 cup parsley

chopped

arrow

1/2 cup grated Cheddar cheese

optional

arrow

spaghetti pasta

cooked

Method

To Make Bolognese

1

In a large frypan sauté onion in olive oil until translucent.

2

Add mince, garlic and dried herbs, fry until mince is browned (about 5 minutes).

clock

Start Timer

3

Add tomato paste and capsicum and fry for 1 minute.

clock

Start Timer

4

Add other vegetables, tomatoes and beef stock (or water if cooking for babies).

5

Simmer with the lid off for around 15-20 minutes, until all vegetables are cooked and sauce is reduced.

clock

Start Timer

6

Halfway through cooking mince, start cooking spaghetti as per packet instructions.

7

Serve Bolognese over cooked spaghetti and sprinkle with cheddar cheese and parsley. Serve with seasonal green vegetables in a texture suitable for your baby or toddler.

More info

Nutrition Information per Serving (398g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

More info

Energy

1250 (299)kJ

Protein

30.5g

Total Fat

16.3g

Saturated Fat

6.9g

Carbs

6.1g

Sugars

5.9g

Sodium

233mg

Iron*

3.4mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

Related recipes

Back to all recipes

quick-view
favourite

15 mins prep |

3 hrs cook

Hearty Chilli Con Carne

quick-view
favourite

20 mins prep |

15 mins cook

Mexican Beef Sliders with Jalapeño Salsa & Avocado Cream

quick-view
favourite

5 mins prep |

20 mins cook

Easy Beef Stroganoff

quick-view
favourite

30 mins prep |

12 mins cook

The Best Lamb Wellingtons