Easy Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes - Bolognese
is so easy to make, and really versatile.
make it healthier, and go a lot further, fill it out with lots of
vegetables. The recipe below calls for carrots, onions and
courgettes, but feel free to use whatever vegetables you like.
Mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, peas, aubergines, they all work really
can also use this as a meal prep recipe.
the vegetables, mix the mince beef with can of tomatoes and mixed
herbs and put them all in a freezer food bag.
you’re ready to eat it, defrost and pop in the slow cooker.
to serve it with?
is the obvious option but not the only one.
can use it to make a French bread pizza. Cut a French stick in half,
top with the Bolognese sauce and grated cheese and pop in the oven
(about 180) until the cheese is melted.
you could use it to stuff peppers.
the core and seeds from the pepper. You can either leave it whole or
cut it in half. Fill with Bolognese and pop in the oven, again at
about 180, until the pepper is soft. You can also top with grated
cheese if you fancy.
grated cheese, in all of these suggestions, is optional.
Serves 2 (and a bit for a toddler) Prep Time 10 mins.
Nutrition per serving:
What you need...
(1 can chopped tomatoes)
tbsp mixed herbs
large carrots, diced
large courgette, diced
large white onion, diced
- salt and pepper to taste
What you need to do...
everything to a slow cooker and mix together.
and cook on low for 6 hours or high for 4 hours, stirring regularly.
there is too much liquid for you either cook spaghetti in with the Bolognese, or, uncover for the last hour.