Quick Mediterranean bolognaise

Quick Mediterranean bolognaise

Ingredients (6 servings)

1 tablespoon olive oil

500g lean beef mince

1 small brown onion, chopped

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

1 tablespoon tomato paste

400g can chopped tomatoes

400g can whole peeled tomatoes

1/3 cup semi-dried tomatoes, chopped

¼ cup pitted kalamata olives, halved

¼ cup chopped fresh basil leaves

1 teaspoon dried oregano

Parmesan cheese, to serve


Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add mince, onion and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 6 to 8 minutes or until mince has browned. Add tomato paste, tomato, semi-dried tomatoes, olives, basil and oregano.

Reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring, for 6 minutes or until thickened. Season with salt and pepper.

Serve with parmesan.

(you can serve this with whole-wheat pasta or just with a salad)

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