10 ways with bolognese

As bolognese is a very handy dish to batch cook and freeze I thought I would share various ways you can use it for lunch and dinner. There are many recipes and ways to make Bolognese so feel free to use your own. I have included my syn-free Bolognese recipe below that can be doubled or tripled for batch cooking if you would like to try it.


  • Tinned Tomatoes (500g)
  • Passata (500g)
  • Lean mince (500g)
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 or 2 onions
  • 2 or 3 garlic cloves (depending on size ect)
  • Pinch of Italian Seasoning
  • Pinch of Salt


  1. Chop up red pepper, onion and crush the garlic cloves
  2. Spray frying pan with fry light and put on medium heat, put in mince and toss around until
  3. all mince is brown
  4. Put the red pepper, onion and garlic into frying pan and mix with mince for 3-5minutes
  5. Place above mix into a pot and pour in pasata and tinned tomatoes.
  6. Put pot on medium heat
  7. Add salt and seasoning and mix together and cook for 10 minutes

Now that the recipe and method is taken care of, here are some of the fun ways you can have bolognese!

1. Spaghetti Bolognese


2. Pasta Bolognese



3. Lasagne



4. Bolognese on rice



5. Bolognese Baked Potato



6. Bolognese on a bed of lettuce



7. Bolognese stuffed pepper



8. Bolognese and Lettuce Wrap



9. Bolognese Pizza



10. Bolognese Potato Bake




Sweet Potato, Broccoli and Sausage Bake

Sweet Potato has really come up the ranks as one of my favourite free foods. It's so versatile, delicious, and I always seem to feel so full and satisfied when I include it in my meals. This sausage, broccoli and sweet potato bake is a hearty meal which will stave off those late night cravings and keep you full all evening. 


Serves 2 | Syns: 1 per serving


  • 1 large sweet potato  
  • 4 Low Syn sausages ( I used Mallons which are 1/2 syn each)
  • 1 large onion
  • Tenderstem broccoli
  • Smoked Paprika
  • (Up to)90g Feta Cheese / or any cheese for healthy A
  • Low Fat cooking spray
  • Salt and Pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 Degrees
  2. Chop the sweet potato into cubes
  3. Spray with low fat cooking spray and dust with paprika, salt and pepper
  4. Pop into the oven for 15 minutes
  5. Meanwhile fry the sausages and onions in a pan. 
  6. Steam the broccoli
  7. Turn the sweet potatoes and scatter the sausage, onion and broccoli on top.
  8. Break up the cheese on top and bake for a further 10 minutes. 
  9. Allow to stand for a minute or two and serve.