Spaghetti Bolognese

An Italian favorite & great family meal


This Italian favorite is a great family meal. Try it with pork, lamb or turkey mince to change it up.


Ingredients - Serves 4 Adults

  • 450g / 1lb of lean mince beef
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 beef stock cube
  • 275ml / ½ pint of water
  • 1 dessertspoon of tomato sauce
  • 1 dessertspoon of plain flour
  • 1 x 400g / 14 oz. tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 6 mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 red or green pepper, diced
  • 90g / 3 oz. of chopped broccoli
  • 1 x 200g / 7 oz. can of sweetcorn
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and diced
  • 225g / 8 oz. of spaghetti
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Cook the mince beef, onions and mushrooms on a low heat using a dry pan for 15 minutes
  2. Add flour and stir well
  3. Add the water and before it comes to the boil add the crushed beef stock cube, tin of tomatoes, tomato sauce, the rest of the vegetables and season to taste
  4. Cook gently for 45 minutes
  5. Cook the spaghetti for 10 to 15 minutes in boiling salted water, then strain
  6. Serve the spaghetti with the Bolognese sauce on top

Serving Suggestions

Easily increase your fibre intake and stay fuller for longer by using wholegrain spaghetti

info

Can be frozen in portions for those evening when you are in a rush.

About this Recipe

Recipe adapted from 101+ Square Meals

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Spaghetti Bolognese

Serves

4 Adults

4 Adults

Preparation Time

15 Minutes

15 Minutes

Cooking Time

45 Minutes

45 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

5-a-day

3 Of Your 5 A Day

3 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Frying Pan, Measuring Jug(for Liquids), Saucepan, Wooden Spoon

Chopping BoardChopping KnifeFrying PanMeasuring Jug(for Liquids)SaucepanWooden Spoon
1/4 of the recipe contains
Energy
2271kj
539kcal
27%
Fat
13.3g
19%
Saturates
5.1g
26%
Sugars
16.2g
18%
Salt
1.5g
25%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (598g)
Energy380Kj 2271Kj
90Kcal 539Kcal
Fat2.2g 13.3g
(of which saturates)0.9g 5.1g
Carbohydrate10.6g 63.4g
(of which sugars)2.7g 16.2g
Protein6.3g 37.8g
Salt0.2g 1.5g
Fibre1.3g 7.5g

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