Friday, 12 August 2011

Beef Bolognaise with Courgette "Pasta"

Ok, so we all know how to make Bolognaise and it may not be the most adventerous of meals, but for those who may not know how to make:

Ingredients:

2 tbs coconut oil
500g minced beef
Tin of plum tomatoes
2 cloves garlic minced
1 white onion chopped
1tbsp dried basil
1tbsp dried oregano
Black pepper
1/2 tsp of sugar
1 glass of red wine (optional)

1 courgette per 2 persons

Method

Heat 1tbs coconut oil in pan on medium heat.
Add onions and garlic and saute until soft
Add wine now if using and simmer until the alcohol cooks off and there is very little liquid left.
Add beef and fry until browned
Add tomatoes, sugar and herbs and bring to simmer
Reduce heat and cook for 20 minutes until sauce has reduced and thickened.
Test for seasoning.


In the meantime use a potato peeler to slice the courgette, including skin, length ways to create "pasta" ribbon. Continue until you can used the entire courgette.

In a pan heat the other tbs of coconut oil and add courgette ribbons. Fry for 2 -3 minutes.

Serve mince and courgettes immediately.

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