Red meat is the best source of readily absorbed iron, a mineral which developing children have increasing demands for, particularly so between the ages of six months and two years. Include red meat-based meals in the diet two or three times each week, accompanied by a source of complex carbohydrate. Kids love this recipe!
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Allergens: Wheat, Gluten, Garlic
- Minced Meat (500 g)
- Vegetable oil (1 tbsp, 10 ml)
- Onion, peeled and finely chopped (1 medium, 60 g)
- Garlic clove, crushed and finely chopped (3 g)
- Carrot, grated (1 large, 100 g)
- Button mushrooms, sliced (125 g)
- Tomato puree (6 tbsp, 60 g)
- Mixed dried herbs (1 tsp, 5 g)
- Tomatoes, canned (400 g)
- Beef stock (150 ml)
- Black pepper (1 g)
- Spaghetti, uncooked (200 g)
- Heat the oil in a large wok or frying pan and sauté the onion and garlic for 3 minutes. Add the carrots and sauté for 2 minutes.
- Add the minced meat and sauté until browned all over, then add the mushrooms and fry for 2 minutes. Stir in the tomato puree and herbs and cook for 1 minute.
- Add the tomatoes and stock and season with a little pepper. Cover and cook for 15 minutes.
- Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti according to packet instructions. When cooked, serve in a large bowl with the Bolognese on top.