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Beef and lentil bolognese

You could serve this bolognese on pasta or as a base for cottage pie.
Ingredients
  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 1 small carrot, peeled and diced
  • ½ medium onion, diced
  • 1 stick celery, diced
  • 250g lean beef mince
  • 2 cans canned whole peeled tomatoes, crushed
  • ½ cup dried red lentils
  • 1 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • ½ cup water
  • Pinch ground pepper
Method
  1. 1. Gently saute the diced onion, carrot and celery until soft and lightly browned in a large pot.
  2. 2. Add mince and stir constantly to break up and brown evenly.
  3. 3. Add all other ingredients.
  4. 4. Bring to the boil then reduce heat to a gentle simmer.
  5. 5. Simmer gently for approximately 1 hour.
Notes
Thanks to Fuelled 4 Life for this recipe.

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