Recipes

Spaghetti Bolognese

A classic dish the whole family will enjoy.
4
25M
55M
1H 20M

Sauce can be made up to three days ahead. Keep, covered, in the fridge. Or divide into individual portions in freezer-proof containers. Freeze for up to two months.

Ingredients

Method

1.

To make bolognese sauce, heat oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat. Add onions, carrot, garlic and herbs. Cook, stirring occasionally for about 5 minutes, or until soft.

2.

Add mince. Cook, stirring to break up mince with a wooden spoon, for about 5 minutes, or until browned. Stir in paste, then wine. Bring to boil. Add tomatoes, stock cubes and water. Season.

3.

Return bolognese to boil. Cover. Gently boil, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes. Uncover. Gently boil for further 15 minutes, or until thickened. Stir in basil.

4.

Meanwhile, cook pasta in a stockpot of boiling, salted water until tender. Drain. Return to pot. Add bolognese sauce. Toss to combine.

5.

Serve with parmesan.

This recipe originally appeared on New Idea Food.

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