Following the Celebrity Operation Transformation food plan? Check out this Spaghetti Bolognese from Week 3.

Ingredients

Serves 2
Portion Calories 415

  • 200g minced beef, extra lean
  • 100g cherry tomatoes, halved 50g canned chopped tomatoes 
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed 
  • 1 onion, chopped 
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced 1 green pepper, deseeded and sliced 
  • 100g wholewheat spaghetti 
  • Food Staples 
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil 
  • 10g basil 
  • ½ tsp chilli powder (optional)  

Method

  1. In a pot of boiling water, add wholewheat pasta and cook for approximately 10 minutes 
  2. Add olive oil, chopped cherry tomatoes, tomato puree, canned tomatoes and basil to a saucepan 
  3. Simmer on medium heat for 5 - 10 minutes until tomatoes are soft and set aside 
  4. Add the mince meat to a seperate pan and cook for several minutes until brown  
  5. Drain excess juice from meat 
  6. Return pan to the heat and add in the garlic, onion, and peppers 
  7. Add tomato based sauce and simmer until vegetables are soft for approximately 10 minutes 
  8. Remove spaghetti from heat and drain water 
  9. Serve spaghetti with the mince and tomato sauce