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Classic Bolognese


There are thousands of bolognese recipe’s all over the world, I made my own version. and I am happy to share to you guys that these classic bolognese was  with me on every restaurant that I have worked with. Again, from Philippines to New Zealand, I bring this recipe with me. The difference among other bolognese sauce are the bunches of vegetable I include on the recipe such as mushrooms, celery, carrots, onions and more……Did you know that veggies I used in this bolognese makes my sauce really healthy, this are mushrooms which can be an ideal low energy diet for diabetics. They have no fats, no cholesterol, very low carbohydrates, high proteins, vitamins and minerals, a lot of water and fiber. Celery – is always been assiociated with lowering hi blood pressures, because of its’ natural organic sodium(salt).

Ingredients: good for 4-6 persons

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp garlic (crushed)
  • 1 medium onions (diced)
  • 1 cup button mushroom chopped
  • 1 small carrots (small diced)
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 100 gms chicken liver (minced)
  • 300 gms beef mince
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp marjoram
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • salt & pepper
  • 2 tbsp corn flour dissolve in 1/2 cup water
  • 500 gm spaghetti noodles (cooked)

You may also need:

  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • chopped parsley

Procedures:

  • In a large sauce pan, heat oil and saute garlic and onions, add in beef mince, chicken liver and cooked for about 10 minutes and stirring every 5 minutes. add in veggies – tomato, carrots, mushroom, celery and seasoned with herbs, salt & pepper
  • Add tomato sauce & paste & water. cook for another 5 minutes. add cornstarch mix and remove from heat.
  • In a serving plate, place a spaghetti noodles and topped with bolognese sauce and sprinkle with parmesan cheese and parsley. place in oven at 180 degrees for atleast two minutes allowing the plate to be warmed and the cheese is absorbed, serve hot!!

Flaky Bolognese Roll


Tired of traditional bolognese served on spaghetti pasta??….Well check this out, let’s bake it and rolled it in a pastry! ..Sometimes we can make traditional recipes into a non-traditional way. ..It’s good for pica-pica, snacks or even for your lunch box…Did you know that bolognese’s main ingredients are tomatoes, and tomatoes are rich in lycopene content. Lycopene is a vital anti-oxidant that helps in the fight against cancerous cell formation as well as other kinds of health complications and diseases.

Ingredients: makes 8-10 rolls

Bolognese sauce:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp garlic (crushed)
  • 1 medium onions (diced)
  • 1 small carrots (small diced)
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 100 gms chicken liver (minced)
  • 300 gms beef mince
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • salt & pepper
  • 2 tbsp corn flour dissolve in 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup bread crumbs (for binding)

You may also need:

  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • flaky pastry roll 8 sheets (4×6 inches)
  • 1/4 cup melted butter for brushing

Procedures:

  • In a large sauce pan, heat oil and saute garlic and onions, add in beef mince, chicken liver and cooked for about 10 minutes and stirring every 5 minutes. add in veggies – tomato, carrots, celery and seasoned with herbs, salt & pepper
  • Add tomato sauce & paste & water. cook for another 5 minutes. add cornstarch mix and remove from heat. let it cool.
  • In a mixing bowl – pour in bolognese & bread crumbs and mix well. In a pastry bag, fill in bolgnese mixture.
  • spread a sheets of pastry roll and pipe in bolognese mix. fold and brush with butter and place cheese on top.
  • pre-heat oven at 180 degrees and bake it for 30 minutes or until pastry are fluffy.
  • Enjoy!!!!

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