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September 23, 2018

Under 30-Minutes Bison Bolognese

Bison Bolognese, aka one of my all time favorite weeknight meals that you can whip up in no time! Learn how to throw together a simple family meal in zero time!

Most people when they make bolognese they will use ground meat and tomato sauce and throw on a bed of spaghetti. Well, today I’ve mixed it up to get you more veggies into your dish. PLUS that extra bit of iron by using Bison meat! I think Bison adds a whole different level of flavor to those typical meat dishes. You can dress it up with all sorts of Italian/herbal seasonings too!

Bison Bolognese

A couple of suggestions if you do not have fresh tomatoes on hand you can use a can of tomatoes. You can also swap out the cilantro for a different herbal blend if you’re not a fan! I’ve used an Italian blend by simply organics and it is absolutely delicious.

I typically buy grass-fed & finishes as that is my personal preference. I like to know where my meat comes from and how it has been handled. Other bison works well too but I don’t know if it is as tasty as the grass-fed goodness that’s out there! If you try it with something else please let me know!

My suggestion is to double the batch and you can have the leftovers for your lunches throughout the week! Find the Recipe Below!

Bison Bolognese Overhead view

Bison Bolognese

Quickest Family Meal you will ever make and will most likely become part of the weekly line up!

Tomato Sauce

  • 2 Roma Tomatoes ((whole))
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 3 Tbsp Pumpkin Seeds
  • 6 Sun-dried Tomatoes ((in olive oil))
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • Cilantro to preferred taste ((fresh or dried works))


  • 2 Tbsp Avocado Oil ((any cooking oil works))
  • 1 Lb Ground Bison Meat
  • 1 tsp Thyme ((dried))
  • 1 tsp Sage ((dried))
  • 1 tsp Rosemary ((dried))
  • Dash Salt and Pepper
  1. Place all of the tomato sauce ingredients in a blender and blend until it forms a creamy sauce.

  2. Heat a pan with Avocado Oil

  3. Add in your bison meat & all of the herbs. You do not have to use the herbal blend I have above, you can use a premixed version as well such as herbs de provence or a premed italian herbal mix

  4. once the meat is cooked with only some pink spots showing add in your tomato sauce and let it simmer for a couple of minutes.

  5. Top any spaghetti or steamed zoodles of your liking with this bolognese and ENJOY!

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