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Vegan Bolognese Convenience-style

kid friendly
quick meals, fast feeds
cheap as chickpeas
freezable
1 spoon difficulty rating

10-12 minutes

Serves: 1-2

 Vegan Bolognese Convenience-style

For those nights when you don't even have time to chop a few veg!

(But if you do have time click here for our easy recipe!)

 

Ingredients: 

Options: choose ONE of these. 

  • OPTION 1: Sainsbury's tinned Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese + extra veg from a stir-fry pack OR big  salad + cooked pasta
  • OPTION 2:Tesco frozen Meat Free Bolognese Mix. Heat a little oil and fry up for about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally. 

Plus

  • Spaghetti or linguine type pasta and lots of boiling water in which to cook it
  • Ready-prepped veg suitable for a very quick stir-fry + a little oil
  • Salad and dressing
  • Vegan cheese, eg Violife Prosociano or Violife regular, grated OR Engevita nutritional yeast flakes to sprinkle

ALL KITTED OUT: saucepan for spaghetti + colander; wok or large frying pan for the veg (and Tesco option); large wooden spoon or similar; microwave dish or small saucepan for the Sainsbury's option; grater if using vegan cheese

 

   

Method: 

OPTION 1: Sainsbury's tinned Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese. Serves 1-2.

  1. Put pasta on to cook, preferrably spaghetti or linguine type - 6-11 minutes according to packet instructions. Drain when ready.
  2. Meanwhile, sauté the ready-prepped veg in a little oil until just tender.
  3. Make the salad, grated the cheese if using and heat the Spag Bol.
  4. When ready, mix the cooked pasta with the sauce. Taste and season. Add the cheese or nutritional yeast flakes. Serve with the salad on the side. 

 

OPTION 2: Tesco Meat Free Bolognese Mix (frozen). Serves 1-2

  1. Put pasta on to cook, as above. Drain when ready. 
  2. Meanwhile, heat a little oil and then sauté the Bolognese veggiemince for about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally. A couiple of minutes in, add the stir-fry veg.
  3. When ready, mix the cooked pasta with the sauce. Taste and season. Add the cheese or nutritional yeast flakes. Serve with the salad on the side. 

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