Courgette Noodle Bolognese
Swap pasta for courgette noodles and serve with a delicious homemade bolognese sauce for an easy weeknight dinner that can be made in just 35 minutes. This family favourite is packed with an array of veggies to boost the nutrient content and served with courgette noodles to keep it gluten free. This is a hearty meal that your family will love during the colder evenings.
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 brown onion, finely sliced
3 garlic cloves, minced
500 grams organic mince beef
4 medium courgettes, spiralised
2x 400 gram tins of chopped tomatoes
1 cup button mushrooms, sliced
1 small fresh chili, de seeded and diced
½ cup pecans (optional)
½ cup pumpkin seeds
1 cup fresh coriander, chopped finely
Salt and pepper
In a large pan, place on medium heat and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Once heated, add the garlic and onions and brown for 3 minutes.
Add the mince and cook for 5 minutes or until it has browned. Place the tinned tomatoes, mushrooms and chili into the pan and cook for 7 minutes stirring occasionally.
Warm a pan on medium heat, add 1 tablespoon of oil and place the spiralized courgettes into pan. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 10 minutes.
Once the courgette noodles are cooked, place into a big bowl or separate plates. Add the bolognese sauce on top and sprinkle with the coriander, pecans and pumpkin seeds.