Spaghetti Bolognaise Recipe

Spaghetti Bolognaise

  • Author: Louise
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 2 - 4 servings 1x


The Italian classic – learn how to make it the authentic way!



  • 30g butter
  • 1 big onion, skinned and chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 sticks of celery, scrubbed and chopped
  • 500g minced beef, raw
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 250ml tomato puree
  • 550ml beef stock
  • 5ml basil
  • salt, pepper
  • 500g spaghetti
  • parmesan cheese, grates


  1. Make the sauce first.
  2. Fry the onion, carrot and celery until lightly browned.
  3. Add the beef and brown lightly.
  4. Add the tomato paste, tomato puree and basil and allow to simmer for a few minutes before adding the stock, salt and pepper
  5. Cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes, until the meat is tender and the liquid in the sauce is well reduced.
  6. Re-season if necessary.
  7. Sprinkle shaved/grates parmesan on top and serve.

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