Main Meals

Pressure-cooker Bolognese

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4 to 6
30 minutes
1 hour

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  • 250 g bacon, chopped
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 celery sticks, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 rosemary sprigs
  • 1-2 T tomato paste
  • 500 g lean beef mince
  • 500 g pork mince
  • 2 x 400 g cans cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1-2 t balsamic vinegar

Pan-fry the bacon in the olive oil in a pressure cooker over a medium to high heat until browned.

Add the carrots, onion and celery and cook until softened. Add the garlic, rosemary and tomato paste and cook for 5 minutes.

Add the mince and stir for 5 minutes, then add the canned tomatoes and stock. Seal the pressure cooker and cook for 30–45 minutes, season to taste and add a dash of balsamic vinegar. Serve with your favourite pasta.

Hannah Lewry

Recipe by: Hannah Lewry

Woolworths TASTE’s Food Editor is passionate about conjuring up fresh ideas for fast and easy dishes that taste as great as they look. Turn to her expertise for everything from time-saving mid-week food to lazy weekend meals. You’ll have a lot of fun in the kitchen while you’re about it.

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