Sunday, July 13, 2008

CORE Beef Pasta w Hidden Vegies

This is essentially good old Spaghetti Bolognaise with a few vegies chucked in .
Shown served with 2 tsp of parmesan cheese (0.5tsp)

Serves: 6

Difficulty: Easy

  • 400g premium beef mince
  • 1 tsp garlic, crushed
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 tsp italian herbs mix
  • 1 x 700 g plain jar pasta tomato sauce
    (eg Sugo Bello - tall jar, often in "international foods" section or at your continental deli
  • 1 x 500g packet dry pasta
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 2 cup frozen beans
  • 1 medium zucchini, grated
  • 3 carrots, grated
  • 1 cubes of frozen spinach


Cook the mince, garlic and onion in a few TB of water.
Turn down heat and add pasta sauce and herbs and warm through. Add grated veg and defrosted spinach.
Meanwhile, boil a large pan of water and add pasta.
Boil for 6 minutes, then add frozen vegies and cook for another 4-5 mins.
Drain and add back to the pan. Pour over the tomato sauce and stir through

Optional - serve with 2 tsp of parmesan cheese (0.5 tsp)

Not on Core? The total of this recipe is 38 points

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