Pasta bolognese on a summers day

Wild Pasta Bolo

Oct 10, 2023Kaj de Jager

Simple yet always effective. Pasta bolognese is a recognizable and tasty comfort food dish throughout your life.

We just make it a little bit different. Instead of minced beef or pork, we use minced game. It gives more flavor and is a product directly from nature!


for four people

  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 winter carrot, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 50 grams of wild boar coppa (optional)
  • 250 grams of minced game
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 100 ml dry white wine
  • 400 grams of peeled canned tomatoes
  • 250 ml vegetable stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper
  • 30 ml (vegan) cream
  • Pasta of your choice (penne or spaghetti)
  • (vegan) cheese as a topping or toast old bread in the oven with olive oil, salt and pepper and crumble over the dish


Get all your products ready:

  • Finely chop the onion, carrot, celery and garlic
  • Measure 100 ml of dry white wine
  • Make 250 ml vegetable stock
  • Have the dried thyme and bay leaf ready
  • Cut the coppa into strips
  1. Heat the olive oil in a heavy-bottomed saucepan.
  2. Add the onion, carrot, celery and coppa and cook over medium heat until softened, but not browned! Place everything in a separate bowl and set aside
  3. Heat some olive oil in the pan again and add the minced game and fry until nice and loose, but not too brown
  4. Add the vegetables back to the pan and add the garlic, fry for a minute
  5. Add the wine and allow to evaporate, stirring occasionally
  6. Add the tomatoes, stock and thyme and bay leaf. Add salt and pepper to taste and bring to the boil
  7. Partially cover and simmer gently for one hour. After this, discard the bay leaf and stir in the cream. Bring to the boil and turn off the heat.
  8. Now cook the pasta according to the packaging and drain. Mix the bolognese sauce through the pan and serve on deep plates with the bread mix or (vegan) cheese

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