This recipe is for Pasta Bolognese lovers, We tried to make a healthy lean meat bolognese sauce at home and it turned out quite well.
Presenting you a simple recipe from our kitchen.
Preparation time – 15 minutes Cooking time :25-30 minutes
Serves-2 Hungry people
250 g spaghetti or pasta of your choice, or half packet
1/2 medium onion, thinly chopped
1 garlic clove
1/2 small carrot, chopped
1/2 small green pepper (capsicum) chopped
2 medium tomatoes
1 tablespoon tomato paste concentrate,
200 gm ground lean meat
1 big tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano ,
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley/persil
Salt, pepper as per your taste.
Some chopped mint leaves for dressing.
Boil pasta according to instructions on the packet, strain and keep aside.
In a mixer, grind together chopped carrot, green pepper, onion and garlic . Keep the mixture aside.
Now grind tomatoes to make a smooth paste.
Heat olive oil in pan ,add the minced meat and saute for 3-4 mins on medium flame.
add the paste of garlic , onion, pepper and carrots, sauté until onion is tender, about 5 minutes.
Stir in tomato sauce paste and concentrate , cook until oil come up ( cook on low flame 5-10 minutes)
Add salt, pepper , dried parsley, dried oregano and paprika powder if you like a bit hot , and continue cooking 1 minute.
Pour the sauce over pasta, add cheese over it if you like , I didnt add , it was yum without cheese as well, few drops of olive oil for flavour.
Some mint leaves and a cherry tomato for presentation.
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