Healthy Bolognese Sauce

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 30 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Healthy Bolognese Sauce

Tip: Make gluten free lasagne using this sauce and layer it with sliced courgette. 

Utensils required


  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 400g minced beef
  • 300g tomato passata
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 beef stock cube
  • 1/2 tsp fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp thyme, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp basil, finely chopped

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Select SEAR/SAUTE and set temperature to MEDIUM. Press START/STOP and allow to preheat for 5 minutes. 

  • Step 2

    After preheating is complete, place the oil, onion, carrot, garlic and beef into the pot and sauté for 5 minutes.  

  • Step 3

    When beef begins to brown, add salt, pepper, stock cube, rosemary, thyme, parsley and tomato passata to the mix.

  • Step 4

    Change the temperature to LOW and continue to sauté the sauce for additional 15 minutes stirring occasionally. 

  • Step 5

    Stir in the fresh basil and serve warm with steamed vegetables or over pasta.