Honey Bolognese

Honey Bolognese
Honey is a great way to really add extra flavour to any dish. Adding honey to your onion really brings out their sweetness and adds extra deep. This Bolognese will be so tasty if you have fussy kids they will be so distracted they wont even know you have snuck in extra vegetables!

This recipe was inspired by foodnouveau.com

Ingredients:

 

2 Tbsp olive oil
1 white onion finely diced
1 Tbsp honey
2 garlic cloves finely diced

500g Quality Mark beef mince
2 tsp mixed herbs 
1beef cube
salt &  black pepper to taste

400g tin of diced canned tomatoes

Optional extra for deeper tasting sauce:
2 Tbsp Worcestershire or balsamic vinegar
2 t Brown sugar or extra honey
2 Tbsp Tomato Paste

 

Tip: Hide some vegetables in me: add grated mushrooms, carrots or Zucchini grated

 

Method:

 

In a pan add oil, onion, honey & garlic & sauté

Add in beef mice mixed herbs, beef cube and continue to cook until brown (Add in vegetables too if using)

Sprinkle in salt & paper to taste

When mince is browned, pour over died tomatoes simmer for 5-10 mins untill tomatoes deepen in colour and extra water is evaporated a bit (add Worcestershire or balsamic vinegar, honey & Tomato paste - Make sure to simmer for 5 mins longer to really deepen the flavour if using these extras) . 

 

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