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Ragu with Spiralized Courgette

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If you’re trying to incorporate more plant-based foods into your diet. Try creatively swapping out some meat with delicious plant-based proteins in your favourite meals, every effort counts. This recipe for ragu with spiralized courgette is a delicious meal for all the family.


  1. Make the ragu; sweat the garlic, onions, celery and carrot in a little oil and a large pinch of salt.
  2. Increase the heat, add the beef substitute, mushrooms and bay leaf and cook until browned.
  3. Add the wine and reduce by half.
  4. Add the tinned tomatoes and simmer for 60 minutes. Then add the borlotti beans and continue to simmer for a further 30 minutes.
  5. Using a spiralizer, shred the courgettes.
  6. When the ragu is ready, place the courgette spaghetti in a bowl and mix through the hot ragu.
  7. Portion into bowls and top with fresh parmesan and some fresh oregano leaves.