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Try this family favourite recipe idea using Norfolk’s Simpleas Mince
Simpleas Mince, made by Norwich company Novo Farina, is the first British made non-soya plant-based dried mince. It is made from 100 per cent peas – no additional ingredients at all – and is vegan, gluten-free, high-protein, high-fibre, non-soya, non-GMO.
It can be used for all your favourite mince-based recipes including bolognese sauce, lasagne, cottage pie, chilli, tacos and curries.
- Norfolk stockists include Tacons Farm Shop, Little Shop of Vegans, Thorpe Plant Centre, and Blofield Food Hall.
1 clove of garlic, minced
150g of Simpleas Mince
1tbsp of tomato purée
400g tin tomatoes
2 tbsp of red wine (optional)
2 stalks celery, finely chopped
1 carrot, finely chopped
Soak the Simpleas Mince in 400ml of boiling water or vegetable stock. Cover and set aside for 20 mins
Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan, and cook the onion for 5 mins until soft. Add the garlic and cook for a further minute
Add the Simpleas Mince along with any remaining liquid, the rest of the ingredients, and a further 200ml of water or stock to a pan
Simmer for 30 mins
Season to taste and cook for a further 15-30 minutes until tender
Serve with pasta of your choice and top with a grating of Parmesan, Pecorino or vegan cheese