Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese

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Clssic Spagghetti with homemade Bolognese Sauce.
Servings: 4
Calories: 573
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes


  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 lb minced beef
  • 4 oz mushrooms sliced
  • 14 oz can chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 pint beef stock
  • 1 teaspoon dried or 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh basil
  • salt and pepper
  • 8 oz spaghetti
  • grated Parmesan cheese to serve


  • Fry the onion and garlic in the oil for 5 minutes until soft. Add the mince and continue cooking for 5 minutes or until the meat is browned.
  • Add the mushrooms, tomatoes, stock, basil, salt and pepper to the mince. Bring the mixture to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer gently for 30 minutes or until reduced, stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti in a saucepan of boiling salted water for 10 - 12 minutes until just tender.
  • Drain and pile the spaghetti into a large serving dish. Pour the Bolognese sauce on top, sprinkle with the Parmesan and serve immediately with a green salad.

Freezer Tip

  • Bolognese sauce freezes well. It is worth making double or treble the quantity and storing in two or three portions in the freezer.
Calories: 573 kcal
Carbohydrates: 51 g
Protein: 30 g
Fat: 27g
Saturated Fat: 9 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 81 mg
Sodium: 341 mg
Potassium: 868 mg
Fiber: 4 g
Sugar: 6 g
Vitamin A: 119 IU
Vitamin C: 12 mg
Calcium: 82 mg
Iron: 4 mg
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