Spaghetti Bolognese Recipes - Serve with a Tossed Green Salad (page 72) or your favourite vegetables.
Spaghetti Bolognese
Spaghetti Bolognese Ingredients

  • 1 lb or 450g lean minced beef or lamb
  • 6 mushrooms, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1/2 pt of homemade beef or vegetable stock (page 22) or 1 low‑salt beef or vegetable stock cube dissolved in ½ pt or 275ml of boiling water
  • 1 dessertspoon tomato sauce
  • pinch of salt if desired
  • pepper
  • 1 dessertspoon flour
  • 8oz spaghetti
  • 1 onion, finely chopped

How to make Spaghetti Bolognese


  1. Cook the mince beef or lamb, onions, mushrooms and carrots on a dry pan (low heat) for 15 minutes). (There is sufficient fat in mince for frying). Drain any excess fat from pan
  2. Add flour and stir well.
  3. Add the stock, tin of tomatoes, tomato sauce, salt and pepper. Cook gently for 45 minutes.
  4. Cook the spaghetti for 10–15 minutes in boiling salted water. Strain.
  5. Serve with the bolognese sauce on top.