Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti bolognese is one of the easiest and most satisfying dinners we eat! This vegan version has all of the taste and protein, but less fat. Give it a try.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: bolognese, italian, pasta, sauce, spaghetti
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 200 g wholewheat pasta
  • 150 g cannellini or kidney beans
  • 80 g chopped onion
  • 80 g sweetcorn
  • 100 g vegan mince (optional)
  • 60 g chopped mushrooms
  • 400 g tinned chopped tomatoes (drained)
  • 400 g passata
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic puree 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 shake salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Start the spaghetti cooking in water for around 20 minutes (check the packaging for exact timings).
  • Whilst the spaghetti is cooking, lightly fry the mince, mushrooms and onion in the olive oil until browned and dry.
  • Add the beans, sweetcorn, chopped tomatoes, passata, garlic puree and chilli powder, and mix thoroughly. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Drain your cooked spaghetti and add to your bolognese, stir together.
  • Serve and sprinkle salt and pepper on top. Enjoy!
Featured! Free Group
learner vegan facebok group

Join my private Facebook group for those hoping to go vegan. Designed to help the vegan-curious, transitioning and new vegan on their journey!

Latest Pins!
Like Us On Facebook
Facebook Pagelike Widget
Instagram Feed
  • We're 15 days into isolation as a family. Just house and garden, no outside world.⁠
⁠
I can't lie - it's been a tough few weeks and the stress has really peaked the last few days! Trying to get in exercise and outdoor time so we don't feel crazy, homeschooling/occupying a 4 year old, breastfeeding a 4 month old on demand (who barely sleeps in the day), finding ways to obtain food and Ben trying to work from home - it's a real juggle.⁠
⁠
But we must be thankful that we get to self-isolate when other amazing folks are working for the NHS, in care facilities, as refuse workers, etc... helping those in need and allowing society to retain some of its basic functions. ⁠
⁠
How are you all doing? Are you getting the support and food you need?⁠
We've had some great vegan deliveries, as well as fresh produce. We haven't attempted to supermarket shop, and found some great local businesses such as veg shops and bakeries. It's actually been nice to support small businesses more.⁠
We're also making more effort to use food in the back of the cupboard, come up with different meals, and make our own snacks. Over the last few weeks I've made cake, scones, protein balls and others, using different flours and dried goods hidden away. ⁠
⁠
So don't forget to get resourceful and break routine! Find local businesses that deliver via Facebook or Google, make some different meals and try wacky combinations. ⁠
⁠
Let me know how it's going for you!⁠
⁠
.⁠
.⁠
.⁠
#newvegan #learnervegan #veganbeginner #vegancommunity #vegetarians #veggielife #veggielove #veganhelp #vegansupport #dairyfree #plantbased #plantbaseddiet #meatfree #veganbuys #parttimevegan #veganshopping #vegansupermarket #animallover #friendsnotfood #veganwannabe #vegannewbie #goingvegan #beingvegan #almostvegan #veganuk #ukvegans #ukvegan #vegansofig #selfisolation #goingstircrazy
  • How do you feel about French Toast? I definitely think it's a real comfort food breakfast! Perfect for these trying times.⁠
⁠
But did you know you can make it without egg? It's so good!⁠
⁠
Ingredients:⁠
Bread of choice⁠
Third cup chickpea/gram flour⁠
1.5 cups plant milk⁠
2 tbsp vegan butter or oil⁠
Half tsp ground cinnamon⁠
Toppings of choice .ie. fruit, maple syrup, veggie bacon⁠
⁠
1. Preheat a pan on the hob with 1 tbsp of the butter/oil.⁠
2. Mix the flour, milk and cinnamon.⁠
3. Pour into a dish, dipping your bread in to completely cover it.⁠
4. Cook in pan for approx 3 mins each side.⁠
5. Enjoy with toppings!⁠
⁠
.⁠
.⁠
.⁠
⁠
⁣#veganfood #veganfoodshare #veganfoodideas #veganfoodspace #veganfooddiary #veganfoodprep #veganfoodies #veganfoodlove #veganfoodpic #veganfoodpornshare #veganfoodsharing #veganfoodfeed #veganfoodrocks #newvegans #newvegan #budgetvegan #goingvegan #veganhelp #veggiefoodshare #veggiefoodie #veggiefoodlover #veganforthem #veganformyhealth #veganbreakfast #comfortfood #veganfrenchtoast #frenchtoast #eggfreerecipes #breakfastrecipes #vegansofinstagram
  • Are you prepared for a vegan Easter? It’s almost time – hooray!⁠
⁠
A vegan Easter is the same as a regular Easter, just without the cruelty! We have lots of indulgent chocolate, hot cross buns and eggs.⁠
⁠
But Easter isn’t just about the edibles. There are plenty of things to do and see that are cruelty-free too.⁠
⁠
I’ve put together a simple guide for a vegan Easter, including: activities that may not be as animal-friendly as you think, alternative things to do, and family meal ideas. Enjoy!⁠
⁠
LINK IN BIO.⁠
⁠
NB: a few activities may not be feasible due to Covid-19 but there are many things you can do at home - please do be sensible with social distancing.⁠
⁠
.⁠
.⁠
.⁠
#vegan #veganuk #vegansofig #whatveganseat #vgang #plantpower #plantbased  #crueltyfree #dairyfree #plantbased #veganism #dairyfreelife #veganfoodie #foodlover #veganfoodporn #veganuary #ukvegans #vegansuk #nowyouknowitsvegan #instavegan #veganfood #crueltyfreeliving #vegano #vegansofinstagram #accidentallyveganuk #veganuary2019 #newvegan #veganeaster #veganeasteregg #goingvegan
  • Whole foods are both kind to animals and good for us.⁠
The great thing is, many online vegan stores are doing a fantastic job of keeping things in stock and providing us with delicious food, with minimal virus risk. ⁠
Let me know if you need any recommendations!⁠
.⁠
.⁠
.⁠
#newvegan #learnervegan #veganbeginner #vegancommunity #vegetarians #veggielife #veggielove #veganhelp #vegansupport #dairyfree #plantbased #plantbaseddiet #meatfree #meatless #veganbuys #veganmealplan #veganshopping #vegansupermarket #animallover #friendsnotfood #veganwannabe #vegannewbie #goingvegan #beingvegan #almostvegan #veganuk #ukvegans #ukvegan #vegansofig #friendsnotfood
  • I love experimenting with plant milks. As well as the common soya and almond milks, you can also seek out cashew, pea and hemp milk! The possibilities are endless.⁠
⁠
So what do we buy?⁠
⁠
👍Oatly Barista - this is the only thing my husband will have in coffee. He loves it.⁠
👍Soya milk - this is often fortified and a little sweet, so kids love it. My 4-year-old daughter has it on cereal every day.⁠
👍Coconut milk - great in porridge, overnight oats or a tropical smoothie.⁠
👍Almond milk - my personal preference for tea as it's quite mild.⁠
⁠
You can see more of my favourite dairy and egg swaps in my FREE 'Easy Being Vegan' pack! Including baking substitutes, cheeses, and chocolate. YUM.⁠
⁠
You also get a shopping list, easy meal plan, and personal action points to keep you on track as a new vegan.⁠
⁠
Who wants the link? Give me a heads up!⁠
.⁠
.⁠
.⁠
#vegan #vegans #vegetarian #vegetarians #ukvegetarian #ukveggie #veggieuk #vegetarianuk #healthyeating #coaching #vegancoaching #helpgoingvegan #newvegan #veganhelp #vegansupport #parttimevegan #vegancurious #almostvegan #goingvegan #veggie #animallover #veganpregnancy #pregnantvegan #pregnancy #veganshare #vegetarianlife #vegetarianlifestyle #flexitarian #petlover #animallover
  • It's kind of fallen by the wayside with Covid-19, but we can still have a fun and cruelty-free Easter!
Check out some ideas for gifts, activities and meals.
How will you celebrate?
Follow us on Twitter