Recipe- How To Make Spaghetti Bolognese

Recipe- How To Make Spaghetti Bolognese

Hello Mums! It is still the week of Love, and  we are taking a trip to good old Italia, the home of all things pasta, and romance!! There are a million ways to have spaghetti but this classic recipe never gets old. You just can’t go wrong with this. This rich sauce will give your taste buds a kick. Let get right to it.

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What You Will Be Needing

  • 500 grammsspaghetti
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 2 pcs onions
  • 2 pcs garlic
  • 550 gramms minced meat
  • 2 cans plum tomatoes
  • 8 pcs bay leaves
  • 2 tbs tomato puree
  • 2 pcs bouillon cube
  • 3 pcsrodo
  • 80 gramms parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 5 pcs streaky bacon
  • 2 sticks celery
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 2 pinches salt


  • For the sauce firstly dice the garlic, 2 celery sticks, 1/4 cup parsley, onions, bacon and 1 rodo (optional) finely. Set aside.
  • Put 2 spoons of olive oil in a saucepan on medium heat. Add in the chopped ingredients to fry for about 8 mins or until the vegetables are soft. Remember to keep stirring so they do not burn.
  • Turn the heat up and add in the minced meat to cook for about 8 mins and keep stirring until meat is no longer pink.
  • Add the plum tomatoes, bay leaves, oregano, 1 rodo sliced and stir. Use the spoon to break down the tomatoes. Crush in the stock cubes, add black pepper, salt and keep stirring.
  • Cover sauce pan and leave sauce to simmer for about 45 mins or until sauce is well thickened. Keep checking and stirring the sauce occasionally.
  • While the sauce cooks, boil your spaghetti for about 15 mins or until done.
  • Drain the spaghetti, add into the sauce pan and stir. Alternatively, you can just put the sauce on the spaghetti when you serve.
  • Serve hot with grated parmesan cheese and sliced rodo.

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