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Classic Spaghetti Bolognese



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 60 mins (15m prep + 45m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving


local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Cook the spaghetti according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. 2.In a large skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until browned. Drain any excess fat.
  3. 3.Add the onion, garlic, carrot, and celery to the skillet. Cook until the vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes.
  4. 4.Stir in the tomato paste, diced tomatoes, beef broth, red wine, oregano, basil, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. 5.Serve the bolognese sauce over the cooked spaghetti. Top with grated Parmesan cheese and chopped fresh basil.
  6. 6.Enjoy your delicious homemade spaghetti bolognese!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor a healthier option, use whole wheat spaghetti.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to add your favorite vegetables to the sauce, such as mushrooms or bell peppers.
  • chevron_rightLeftover bolognese sauce makes a great topping for pizza or filling for lasagna.