Healthy & Homemade Beef Bolognese Recipe

This Beef Bolognese is a firm Family favourite, that all of our school Children find Yummy, Filling & Healthy! It may not be traditional, but it is a great way of getting a little extra veg into your little ones.

A cheap and easy midweek meal that is quick to make and with great results.


Beef Bolognese – Serves 4 

Contains: Celery, Lactose, Soya, Gluten


  • 250g Beef mince  (5% Fat if possible)
  • 1 Tin chopped tomatoes.
  • Tomato Paste/Puree
  • 1 jar Passata
  • 1 finely diced Onion (you can also use frozen)
  • Finely diced/Grated Carrot
  • Garlic Puree/Lazy Garlic
  • 2 Diced Peppers (you can also use frozen)
  • 2 diced Celery Sticks
  • Dried mixed Herbs
  • Fresh Basil
  • 2 Beef Stock cubes
  • Pasta – any variation you wish



  1. Brown off the beef mince in a large saucepan, add onions, Celery & Carrots and fry until they soften. Add frozen mixed peppers and garlic puree – fry for another few minutes.
  2. Add Beef Bouillon, Tinned Tomatoes, tomato puree, Passata and mixed herbs.
  3. Simmer until it has thickened. You can add more beef stock and any additional seasoning to your taste; Chilli flakes are always a good addition for a different flavour.
  4. You may need to add a little sugar to take away the sharpness of the tomato sauce base.
  5. Serve with any pasta that you wish – I like tagliatelle, but spaghetti is always a winner!
  6. Serve with vegetables or salad and enjoy!