Chicken & Turkey Ragu

This Ragu uses lean mince meat, it is light and tasty, and super quick to cook.

  • Serves 4
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 500g chicken/turkey mince mix, you can also just use one or the other
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 carrot, grated and chopped
  • 2 large cloves of garlic, grated or crushed
  • sea salt
  • cracked black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp. red pesto
  • 1 tbsp. tomato puree
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 400ml tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp. Worcester sauce
  • 10g basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp. soft brown sugar
  • 200g spaghetti, cooked
  • Heat the oil and sauté the onions and carrots until soft but not brown.
  • Add the garlic and stir.
  • Season well.
  • Add the paprika’s and the oregano, the red pesto and the puree, mix well.
  • Add the red wine vinegar cook for a minute then add the chopped tomatoes.
  • Fill half the can with water and add to the pan.
  • Add the Worcester sauce and the brown sugar, reduce the heat and let this simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  • Mix through the cooked spaghetti and serve with an extra sprinkle of basil and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.

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Chicken & Turkey Ragu

by Lulu Lemon and Lace

Ingredients:

1 tbsp olive oil

1 onion, diced

1 carrot, grated and chopped

2 large cloves of garlic, grated or crushed

sea salt

cracked black pepper

1 tbsp. paprika

1/2 tsp smoked paprika

1 tbsp dried oregano

2 tbsp. red pesto

1 tbsp. tomato puree

1/3 cup red wine vinegar

400ml tin chopped tomatoes

1 tbsp. Worcester sauce

10g basil leaves, roughly chopped

1 tbsp. soft brown sugar

200g spaghetti, cooked

Method

Heat the oil and sauté the onions and carrots until soft but not brown. Add the garlic and stir.

Season well.

Add the paprika’s and the oregano, the red pesto and the puree, mix well.

Add the red wine vinegar cook for a minute then add the chopped tomatoes. Fill half the can with water and add to the pan.

Add the Worcester sauce and the brown sugar, reduce the heat and let this simmer for 15-20 minutes.

Mix through the cooked spaghetti and serve with an extra sprinkle of basil and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.

Lulu xxx

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