Welsh Beef Bolognese Pasta Soup


250g extra lean minced Welsh Beef

Oil for frying

2 large onions, finely chopped

3 large carrots, finely diced

2 sticks celery, finely diced

2 garlic cloves, crushed

500g passata

600ml vegetable stock

½tsp dried oregano or mixed herbs

½tsp black pepper

100g dried small shaped pasta (for soup)

Grated parmesan or cheddar cheese to serve


  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan and add the vegetables and garlic and gently fry for 10 minutes until starting to soften and colour.
  2. Add the minced Welsh Beef, increase the heat and cook for 5 minutes until browned.
  3. Add the passata, stock, herbs and black pepper.
  4. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes then add the pasta shapes and cook for approximately 10 minutes until the pasta is cooked. Add more stock if too thick.

Serve sprinkled with cheese and chunky wholemeal bread.


When buying mince try and choose lean or extra lean mince. 

Beef is naturally rich in protein. Protein contributes to the building and maintenance of normal muscles, as well as the maintenance of normal bones. Protein is also needed for the normal growth and development of children.


Welsh Beef Bolognese Pasta Soup

Welsh Beef Bolognese Pasta Soup

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Each serving provides:

Energy 1133kj

Calories 268 kcal

Fat 6.1g

Of which Saturates 1.6g

Salt 2.1g

Iron 3.2mg

Zinc 3.5mg

Protein 20g

Fibre 7.5g

Carbohydrates 37g

Of which sugars 16g

Carbohydrates 5.7g

Of which sugars 3.8g