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Pasta Bolognese

A simple minced beef bolognese with fusilli pasta, topped with cheddar cheese.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. For the pasta, add pasta to saucepan of boiling water and simmer until tender.
  2. For the bolognese sauce, brown the ground beef, diced onion and chopped mushrooms in another saucepan, stirring until cooked (Don't add any oil or fat as the beef will cook in its own juices).
  3. Add can of chopped tomatoes to the beef and then simmer gently to make the bolognese sauce.
  4. Stir in a sprinkling of garlic powder and mixed herbs.
  5. Add water to the sauce, then stir in 6 heaped teaspoons of beef gravy granules to thicken sauce.
  6. To serve, Drain the pasta when tender and return to saucepan. Pour bolognese sauce over the pasta, then stir until mixed in.
  7. Serve immediately, topped with a sprinkling of cheddar cheese if desired.
  8. Note: for extra flavor, you could also add some worcestershire sauce to the bolognese sauce.
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about the same points as lasagna
25 Oct 07 by member: bridgets
WW = 8 points per serving.
27 Oct 07 by member: MoonLite
This looks yummy - I'll have to give it a go!
31 Dec 07 by member: Lucybell33

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 493 calories in 1 serving of Pasta Bolognese.
Calorie break-down: 15% fat, 59% carbs, 26% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 77
Calories 493
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 8.56g 13%
  Saturated Fat 4.01g 20%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.912g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 2.849g  
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 963mg 40%
Potassium 1001mg  
Total Carbohydrate 75.6g 25%
  Dietary Fiber 2.9g 12%
  Sugars 9.82g  
Protein 33.74g  
 
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 20% Iron 34%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
25%
of RDI*
(493 calories)
25% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (59%)
 
Fat (15%)
 
Protein (26%)
Carbohydrates, 75.6g (59%) Fat, 8.56g (15%) Protein, 33.74g (26%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories