Spaghetti bolognese
  • Serves icon Serves 4-6
  • Time icon Ready in 40 minutes

Nothing beats a classic spaghetti bolognese recipe and this one, cooked with smoked bacon and wine, sure is good.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
558kcals
Fat
24.1g (9.2g saturated)
Protein
31.3g
Carbohydrates
49.5g (5g sugars)
Fibre
3.8g
Salt
1.2g
Calories
558kcals
Fat
24.1g (9.2g saturated)
Protein
31.3g
Carbohydrates
49.5g (5g sugars)
Fibre
3.8g
Salt
1.2g

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 150g smoked bacon lardons
  • 500g beef mince, seasoned
  • 400g tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 150ml red wine
  • 300ml water
  • Lea & Perrin’s Worcestershire sauce
  • 400g spaghetti
  • chopped parsley and parmesan to serve

Method

  1. Heat the olive oil in a pan over a medium heat, then the onion and bacon lardons for 5 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  2. Add the mince and fry until browned. Return the onion and bacon, stir in the garlic and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Pour in the chopped tomatoes, red wine, water and a splash of Worcestershire sauce. Simmer for 20 minutes until sticky.
  4. Meanwhile cook the spaghetti in salted boiling water for 10 minutes, then drain. Return to the pan and fold through the bolognese. Serve sprinkled with chopped fresh parsley and grated Parmesan.

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  1. I love this recipe because it was my daughter’s first proper meal also my mum served it up as a kid and we though we were eating really exotic food

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