Spaghetti Bolognese (The Easy Way)

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"I usually make my Bolognese the traditional way, but tried this version a while back, and the family just loved it. This is a quick and easy version I have made a few times, when I don't have the energy for the traditional way."

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (499.6 g)
  • Calories 880.2
  • Total Fat - 36.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 11.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 134.6 mg
  • Sodium - 659.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 84.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.3 g
  • Sugars - 4.8 g
  • Protein - 56.9 g
  • Calcium - 89.9 mg
  • Iron - 8.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 18.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.7 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large frying pan. Add mince and cook until just lightly browned, drain in colander to remove excess fat.

Step 2

Put the remainder (1/2 tablespoon) of the oil in the pan and add onion, bacon and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 3

Add the drained mince back into the pan and cook for a further 3 minutes, or until well browned.

Step 4

Add the soup, stock, wine, ketchup or paste, bay leaf and oregano. Bring to the boil.

Step 5

Add salt and pepper to taste (if desired).

Step 6

Reduce heat and simmer for 25-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 7

Serve over cooked spaghetti and top with parmesan cheese and garnish with parsley.

Step 8

Serve with crusty fresh bread or garlic bread.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.

1 Reviews


Our grandkids are huge pasta lovers so wanted to try this quick version of Bolognese. I made this as instructed and it turned out perfectly delicious. The kiddos LOVED it!!


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(2 Sep 2022)

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