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Beef Bolognese (with Secret Liver)

19 May 2023
Perfect Grass-fed Desiccated Liver Powder 180g Perfect Grass-fed Desiccated Liver Powder 180g

Perfect Grass-fed Desiccated Liver Powder 180g


Want to Get More Liver into Your Loved Ones?

It's easy when you hide it in their meals! The thing is, when you add liver powder to certain dishes, you can hardly taste it and it adds a depth of flavour and richness that you may not have had without it. 

Liver in bolognese is particularly good! Give this recipe a try of you're looking for a nutritional boost for yourself and your loved ones.

The best way to make this is to slow cook it over about 3 hours (if you have to go to work, you could slow cook it all day in a slow-cooker or make it the night before and reheat). Re-heated tends to have even more flavour but won't suit people who have histamine issues.

If you do have histamine issues, you may find that conventional beef causes you issues? This is something I worked out awhile back when I discovered I'm HIT (histamine intolerant). I also discovered that I can eat fresh beef as it hasn't had the chance to develop the bacteria that cause HIT.

You may also want to remove the tomatoes and passata as tomatoes are high histamine. If you see a bolognese with red wine, this should also be avoided if HIT.

To learn more about HIT, you can read any of our blogs about this topic here.

Now let's get into the recipe.


  • 1 tbsp of grass-fed ghee 
  • 1 kg of grass-fed* beef (if possible)
  • 1 brown onion* diced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 bottle of passata*
  • 1 tin of diced tomatoes*
  • 3 cloves of garlic* crushed
  • 1 tsp of Italian herbs (or fresh rosemary & basil)
  • 1 carrot* diced
  • 1 zucchini* diced
  • 1 tbsp of organic broth powder
  • 1-2 cups of filtered water
  • 2 scoops of Perfect Beef Liver powder
  • 1 tsp of Redmond Real Ancient Sea Salt
  • 1 packet of GF spaghetti**
  • Parmesan shaved cheese (optional)

* Use organic where possible to reduce exposure to agricultural chemicals such as glyphosate.

** Gluten is known to damage the gut lining which often leads to leaky gut syndrome, brain issues, thyroid issues and other autoimmune conditions. That is why we always say to use gluten-free (GF) where possible. 🙂


  1. In a large saucepan (that has a lid), add the ghee and diced onions. Allow to sauté and then add int the garlic and beef and brown well.
  2. Add in the herbs, bay leaves, diced tomatoes, passata, salt, carrot and zucchini
  3. Boil the kettle (filtered water) and add the broth powder to a jug. When the water has boiled, add in the water to the broth powder and stir well
  4. Add the broth liquid into the bolognese mix, pop the lid on and allow to simmer for 3 hours on low heat.
  5. When ready to serve, cook you pasta (on a rolling boil), add in some salt before you throw in the spaghetti. Cook for about 10-12 minutes until tender (but not soggy)
  6. Serve with shaved parmesan cheese