Mushrooms Recipe

Pasta Bolognese

April 15, 2016

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  • Prep 15 mins
  • Cook 40 mins
  • 15 mins

    40 mins

    55 mins

  • Serve 4 Servings


400g button mushrooms

1 zucchini, roughly chopped

1 brown onion, roughly chopped

1 large carrot, roughly chopped

2 sticks celery, roughly chopped

2 tbs olive oil

2 garlic cloves, crushed

400g beef mince

1 tsp dried oregano

¼ cup tomato sauce

800g can chopped tomatoes

400g large pasta shells (see tip)

Finely grated tasty cheese, to serve


1Place mushrooms and zucchini in a food processor, use pulse button to finely chop. Transfer to a bowl. Repeat with onion, carrot and celery.

2Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, mushroom mixture, and garlic. Cook, stirring 5-8 minutes or until soft.

3Add mince, increase heat to medium-high and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes until browned all over. Add oregano and cook a further 3 minutes. Add tomato sauce and tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Season to taste. Reduce heat to low and simmer 30 minutes or until the sauce thickens.

4Cook pasta shells in a saucepan of boiling salted water following packet instructions. Drain and set aside.

5Combine pasta and sauce, mix well. Scatter with cheeseand serve.

Tip: Large pasta shells are available from delis and green grocer stores, substitute them with other pasta shapes.