Spaghetti Bolognaise

Model Alison Canavan cooks up the classic dish spaghetti bolognese, according to her mum's recipe!

Ingredients


  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • handful fresh basil
  • chilli flakes
  • 1 lb sirloin or round steak mince
  • packet of button mushrooms
  • worcestershire sauce
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 can of peeled tomatoes
  • 1 jar of tomato and basil sauce
  • squeeze of tomato ketchup
  • wholemeal pasta
  • parmesan cheese to scatter on top
  • serve with garlic bread and a small green salad
  • coconut oil*

Method

  1. Finely chop onion, carrot and garlic.
  2. Sautee the onion and garlic slowly till soft in the coconut oil.
  3. Put the pasta on then into boiling water. Pinch of salt and a little oil to prevent it sticking.
  4. Add the meat slowly to the onion and garlic until browned to seal in the juices.
  5. Add the tin of tomatoes and jar of sauce and carrots.
  6. Add a pinch of chilli flakes and about 4/5 splashes of Worcestershire sauce
  7. Add a squeeze of tomato ketchup
  8. Add the mushrooms a few minutes before the end and simmer for 10/15 minutes.
  9. Drain the pasta and place the spaghetti on top and serve with chopped basil and parmesan on top.

Watch



Notes:

Alison's top tips: Add fresh basil at the end to keep it fresh and tasty! Make sure the onions are soft especially for young babies. The Worcestershire sauce, chilli and ketchup gives it a kick! This is great to freeze and can be used as a puree for babies! Wholemeal pasta tastes good and is much healthier. Add more veg like peppers, courgettes or carrots to give a bite. *About coconut oil: Most oils oxidize while cooking, releasing free radicals which cause damage to the body's cells. However, organic virgin coconut oil does not oxidize, even at high temperatures)





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