Turn left over Beef Bolognese into a high protein, yummy school lunch.

Serves 2.


  • 4-6 Tbsp leftover beef bolognese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • Baby spinach, chopped (optional)


  1. Preheat a moderate oven to 180C and line 4 muffin holes with silicon patty pans.
  2. In a bowl add slightly cooled bolognese, beaten egg and spinach (if using)
  3. Divide beef mixture between the 4 patty pans.
  4. Top with cheese and bake 15 minutes or so until golden.
  5. Remove and cool slightly, keep covered in the fridge to add to school lunchboxes the next morning.
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  • We alaways have left-over bolognese so this is a great idea to use,thanks!


  • How fun!


  • cheers alana for this great lunchbox idea.


  • A great little recipe. Thanks for posting.


  • What a delicious lunchbox snack for the young and the not as young! Sounds scrumptious and easy!


  • What a brilliant idea! I’ve often wondered what I could do with leftover spag bol as there always seems to be some wasted! Thanks for sharing! :-D


  • Awesome sounds delish will try


  • What a great idea


  • Such a great idea! I’m all for recycling leftovers into lunch boxes the next day.


  • yum – these sound for for both the little ones and myself!


  • oh yum, never thought of this! Pretty sure it’ll be a hit all round!


  • Thanks for sharing this idea; good use of my leftovers.


  • i have this in the fridge right now and i was wondering what to do with it and then i saw this! if i don’t freeze it, i usually make toasted sandwiches with this as the filler. this is a great idea.

    • i can’t wait to make these for school days. thanks for the recipe idea


  • What a nice idea. I would do this for dinner for my son. Unfortunately my son’s day care don’t allow anything with eggs in them. But love the idea. Thanks for sharing.


  • What a great idea thanks for sharing


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