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Spaghetti Bolognese

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Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe that without a doubt is one of the easiest Sauces to make and is absolutely loaded with flavour. If there is one recipe you've got to make.. it is this one.

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 20 mins
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8
Calories 451 kcal


  • 1 kg of Beef mince
  • 2 white onions peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic crushed
  • 2 sticks of celery diced
  • 2 carrots diced
  • 200 g of mushrooms sliced
  • 1 tsp of dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp of dried thyme
  • Salt & Pepper for seasoning
Bolognese Sauce
  • 1 jar 700g passata
  • 1 Tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato puree
  • 130 ml red wine
  • 300 ml beef stock
  • 1 dessert spoon Worcester sauce
  • The heel of a triangle of Parmesan
  • Salt & Pepper for seasoning
To finish the sauce:
  • Fresh Basil leaves
  • 100g Grated Parmesan 100g


  • Begin by putting a large dry non stick pot on the heat and brown the beef (6/8 mins)
  • Remove the Beef and put it into a colander to strain away the excess fat
  • In the same pot heat 1 tablespoon of oil reduce the heat and add the onions, celery, garlic, carrots, dried herbs and season - cook for 6/8 mins until veg are soft
  • Add in the sliced mushrooms and pinch more seasoning, cook for 4 mins until soft
  • Turn the heat back up and reintroduce the Beef followed by all the sauce ingredients, stir well to combine
  • Bring it up to the boil, then immediately reduce to a simmer and cook with a lid on for up to 2 hours - check your seasoning during this time
  • Just before you turn it off cook some Spaghetti in a big pot of salted water
  • When the Bolognese sauce is ready stir in the fresh basil and Parmesan
  • Serve on top of the Spaghetti, garnished with more parmesan, basil and drizzle of olive oil


Accompany apprx 75g per person of spaghetti


Serving: 1gCalories: 451kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 40gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 123mgSodium: 687mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4g
Keyword spaghetti bolognese
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