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Easy Spaghetti bolognese Recipe

Spaghetti Bolognese

Beef ragu cooked with tomato mixed with spaghetti
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Calories: 423kcal

Servings: 4 people


  • 1 Heavy bottom sauce pan or casserole


  • 1.5 tbsp Olive oil Canola or any other oil
  • 3 cloves Garlic Chopped
  • 4 Tbsp Onion Chopped
  • 500 g Beef mince
  • 200 ml Red wine Or replace the same amount with beef stock
  • 250 ml Beef stock
  • 400 g crushed tomato
  • 2 tbsp Tomato paste
  • 1 tsp White sugar
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 Thyme
  • Salt and pepper
  • 200 g Raw pasta (Half a packet)


  • Heat a heavy bottom pan on medium heat with 2 tbsp of oil
  • Add onion and garlic and saute until brown and cooked
  • Add the mincemeat in, break up all the lumps so that the mincemeat is broken down. cook well.
  • Add the tomato paste and cook for 1 minute then add red wine and let it reduce for 2 minutes
  • Then add the crushed tomato, stock, salt, pepper, bay leaves, close the lid and let it cook on medium heat for 45 mins or cook it for longer 2 hours
    When cooking for longer you might have to keep topping up with water and stock, as the sauce will evaporate.
  • Once cooked and meat ragu is soft, take it off the fire and leave aside
  • Cook spaghetti according to packet instructions.
  • Place pasta on the bottom, top it up with sauce, sprinkle parmesan cheese, herbs and serve



Calories: 423kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 500mg | Potassium: 919mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 377IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 5mg
Nutrition Facts
Spaghetti Bolognese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 423 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Trans Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
Cholesterol 89mg30%
Sodium 500mg22%
Potassium 919mg26%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 377IU8%
Vitamin C 13mg16%
Calcium 79mg8%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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