Veggie-Packed Bolognese

your Sunday plans: a big, cozy bowl of my Veggie-Packed Bolognese and a new show to crush! I highly recommend Cheer.

I served this rich and chunky meat bolognese over @palminipasta hearts of palm noodles but you can use any favorite depending on your mood πŸ˜‹I love the way the house smells with the sauce heating on the stove – seriously like a hug for your nose!⁣

Veggie Packed Bolognese

A rich, chunky sauce full of vegetables and flavor! Will pair great with your favorite noodles.
PREP0 mins
COOK35 mins
TOTAL35 mins
SERVING SIZE: 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb. organic ground beef, 85%/15% or 90%/10%
  • 1 container Trader Joe's veggie mirepoix or 1/2 yellow onion, 3 carrots and 3 celery stalks, chopped⁣
  • Β½ cup crimini mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 20-oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup good red wine, like cabernet or merlot
  • 1 tbs. tomato paste
  • 1 tbs. dried oregano
  • 1 tbs. salt
  • Β½ tbs. pepper
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup light coconut milk
  • β…“ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • olive oil

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Start by heating 1 tbs. olive oil in a deep skillet, then add mirepoix (onions, carrots, celery). cook until soft, about 5 minutes then add in mushrooms and garlic. cook another minute then add beef, breaking up with your spoon.
  • Cook meat until no longer pink, then add in wine, scraping up brown bits from the pan. after 3-5 minutes, add crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. bring to a boil then lower heat to simmer for 10 minutes.⁣
  • After 10 minutes of simmering, add in coconut milk and grated parmesan, then taste for seasoning. serve with your favorite noodles and more cheese!

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