Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Weight Watchers Bolagnase - Serves 2 - 9 ProPoints

This is a delicious version of the Weight Watchers Bolagnase receipe.

245g Extra Lean Mince Meat
1 Medium onion, diced
1 Carrot, washed and grated
1 Garlic clove, crushed / grated
400g Can of Chopped Tomatoes
1 tbspoon of Tomato Puree
1/2 pint of chicken stock
1 tsp Basil
1/2 tsp Oregano
1/2 tsp Chili powder
Salt & Pepper
80g of Pasta cooked as per packet instructions (I use Penne but Spaghetti or any other pasta would work)
Ladle of cooking water from the pasta


  1. Heat a non-stick pot on a medium heat and begin browning the mince, approximately 3 mins.
  2. Add the onions, garlic, carrot chili powder and simmer covered for approximately 10 mins, stirring often. If you find that it's sticking just add a little bit of water to the pot.
  3. Add the tomato puree, tomatoes, basil, oregano and chicken stock to the mix and continue to simmer gently.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, adjust the seasoning as required.
  5. Add a ladle of the startchy water from the pasta to loosen and give it a glossy shine.
  6. Add the cooked pasta to the dish