Meat-Free California Walnut Mince Bolognese by Healthy Living James

Calories 278kcal


  • 100 g California Walnuts
  • 200 g mushrooms
  • 2 carrots diced
  • 2 celery stalks sliced
  • 1 red onion finely diced
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 tbsp dried basil
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp tamari
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 can water
  • Salt & pepper
  • Olive oil


  • Firstly prepare your carrots, celery, red onion and garlic as instructed above. Add to a hot pan with olive oil along with the basil and oregano and fry until soft (roughly 3-5 minutes)
  • Meanwhile prepare your walnut mince by adding your walnuts and mushrooms to a food processor and pulse until crumbled
  • Now add the mince to the pan along with the tamari, tomato puree, tinned tomatoes, water and a pinch of salt and pepper
  • Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer for 10-15 minutes (until desired consistency)
  • Meanwhile boil your pasta
  • Simply stir your pasta directly into the Bolognese sauce and serve


Serving: 264g | Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 8.7g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 2.4g | Fibre: 5.9g | Sugar: 10g


Salt: 1.3g