• Nikki Wagner

Slow-cooked Pork Bolognaise


The beginning of Slow-cooked Pork Bolognaise....the end product was so good I forgot to take a photo and it's all gone! You'll have to use your imagination.

Don't be daunted by the long list of ingredients, you probably have most of them in your pantry/fridge right now, and, it's worth the effort. This is a take on an Ottolenghi recipe so you know it's good.....

Ingredients: Olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 large carrot, grated 1 zucchini, grated 500g pork mince 1 cup mushrooms, chopped 1 1/2 cups tomato pasata 2 tablespoons tomato paste

salt & pepper to taste 1/2 teaspoon paprika Large handful basil, chopped 2 handfuls shredded chard/silverbeet/kale 1 - 1 1/2 cups cream Parmesan to serve

Method: Heat olive oil in a heavy-bottom pan and add onions; cook until slightly brown then add carrots, zucchini and garlic. Cook veggies for a few minutes then add mince and cook until meat is done.

Add mushrooms and a few more minutes, then add tomato paste, passage, salt, pepper, paprika, basil and greens. Bring to the boil, then turn down heat to simmer and cover with lid. Cook for a few hours, the longer the better, stirring occasionally.

When ready to serve - turn off heat, taste for seasoning, stir in cream and top with grated parmesean.

Serve over roasted or steamed veggies, mashed cauliflower or potato or use as a filling for pot pie or shepphard's pie.

Enjoy - N x

PS The bolognaise is low carb so it requires very little insulin!


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