Toddler Spaghetti Bolognese
Plain Vegetable Bolognese for Toddlers
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.
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500g Quality Mark lamb mince
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 garlic clove
1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried oregano
2 Tbsp tomato paste
1 red capsicum
400g chopped tomatoes
2 cups beef stock
1/2 cup parsley
1/2 cup grated Cheddar cheese
To Make Bolognese
In a large frypan sauté onion in olive oil until translucent.
Add mince, garlic and dried herbs, fry until mince is browned (about 5 minutes).
Add tomato paste and capsicum and fry for 1 minute.
Add other vegetables, tomatoes and beef stock (or water if cooking for babies).
Simmer with the lid off for around 15-20 minutes, until all vegetables are cooked and sauce is reduced.
Halfway through cooking mince, start cooking spaghetti as per packet instructions.
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.
Nutrition Information per Serving (398g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
1250 kJ (299 kcal)
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)