This will make a big batch of bolognese that will be perfect for your freezer! Weekday dinners will be super easy, freeze in batches and whip up some fresh pasta. Easy! 1.5 kg lean minced beef ((or use 50/50 beef and pork mince))3 onions (finely chopped)4 carrots (finely chopped)4 sticks celery (finely chopped)8 cloves garlic500 g mushrooms (sliced)4 440ml cans chopped tomatoes6 tbsp tomato puree2 tsp dried mixed herbs2 bay leaves1 glass red wine1 tbsp brown sugar ((white would do))4 tbsp olive oil Heat the oil in a large frying pan and brown the mince (in batches if need be)Add the browned mince with all of the other ingredients into a large slow cookers and cook on low for 7-8 hours. Then turn to high and cook for another hour.Serve with 200g (cooked weight) pasta per person