500 grams Minced Beef
300 grams Minced Chicken
3-4 tablespoons Olive Oil
2 Onions , finely chopped
1 cup Mixed Frozen Vegetables, Carrots, Peas and/or Green Beans
2 sticks Celery , finely sliced
200 grams Mushrooms , finely sliced
6 cloves Garlic , crushed
600 grams Peeled Tomatoes , canned or bottled
1 cube Chicken Stock
1 tablespoon Tomato puree
1 teaspoon Dried Mixed Herbs (optional)
350 grams Spaghetti , dried
Fresh Basil Leaves , torn for garnish
Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper , to taste
Heat the oil in a saucepan and fry the onion, carrot, celery and garlic gently for 5 minutes.
Add the minced beef and chicken. Season with salt, pepper and dried mixed herbs. Mix well.
Add the canned tomatoes, frozen vegetables and continue to mix with chicken stock. Cover and simmer gently for 8-10 minutes.
Continue to cook over a low heat while you cook the spaghetti as per pack instructions, season to taste.
Add the mushrooms and stir for 2-3 minutes more.
Drain the spaghetti, spoon the bolognese sauce over the top and serve. Sprinkle with some basil leaves.
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