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Quorn Zucchini Bolognese

Try this tempting recipe for a healthier Bolognese which is made using zucchini, mushrooms, onion, celery, and Quorn Grounds which are low in saturated fat and high in protein.

Serves 4

18 mins

Easy

288 cals
(Per serving)

12 g of fat

Made with Quorn Meatless Grounds

Soy-free
Excellent source of protein
Non-gmo

Ingredients

  • 1 package of Quorn Meatless Grounds (Frozen, 12oz) or equivalent in refrigerated Grounds
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, finely diced
  • 1 stick celery, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup mushrooms, diced
  • 1/3 cup red wine
  • 1 and 2/3 cups tomato passata
  • 1 tbsp vegetarian Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 gluten free vegetable stock cube, dissolved in 2/3 cup hot water
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • Bunch fresh basil leaves, torn
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Hard cheese of your choice, grated to serve
For the zucchini:
  • 4 medium zucchinis, cut into thin ribbons
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp grated vegetarian Parmesan

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and add the onion, carrot and celery. Cook over a medium heat stirring frequently for about 5 minutes until the vegetables have softened. Add the garlic and mushrooms and stir fry for 2-3 more minutes. Stir in the red wine and reduce until the liquid is halved in volume.
  2. Add the passata, vegetarian Worcestershire sauce, vegetable stock, tomato puree and oregano. Stir well. Cook for 8-10 minutes until the vegetables are cooked.
  3. Stir in the Quorn Grounds and continue to cook over low heat for 5 minutes. Stir in the basil and season to taste.
  4. For the zucchini, preheat the oil in a large pan. Add the zucchini and fry for 2-3 minutes. Remove from the pan sieving any juices out. Stir in the cheese and season to taste.

Did you know? We call zucchini a vegetable but they are technically a fruit because they contain seeds! Zucchinis are a source of potassium which helps keep our muscles working properly.

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