Beef and Bean Bolognese

Beef and Bean Bolognese
Serves 4 Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 15-20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 300 g lean beef mince
  • 420 g can Wattie's Traditional Tomato & Herb Pasta Sauce
  • 420 g can Wattie's Baked Beans
  • 400 g dried spaghetti
  • shaved Parmesan (optional)
  • fresh basil (optional)

Method

  1. Heat a dash of oil in a frying pan and cook the onion until it begins to soften. Add beef mince and brown.
  2. Stir in Wattie's Traditional Tomato & Herb Pasta Sauce. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Add Wattie's Baked Beans and continue cooking for a further 5 minutes until mince is cooked and beans are hot.
  3. While Bolognese is cooking, cook spaghetti pasta according to packet directions. Serve garnished with shaved Parmesan and fresh basil if wished.

Tips

You can substitute Wattie’s Baked Beans with Wattie’s Baked Beans 50% Less Added Sugar*, if preferred.

* Contains 50% less added sugar and 30% less salt than the regular Wattie’s Baked Beans in tomato sauce 420g.