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Spaghetti Bolognese

Recipes for Home and Restaurant

by Nadine Lloyd

Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe by Nadine Lloyd


(Serves 4)

  • 1kg (2.2lb) beef mince

  • 1 carrot – grated

  • 1 carrot – diced

  • 2 celery sticks – sliced

  • 1 garlic clove – crushed

  • 1 tin (can) diced tomatoes

  • 1 packet of beef soup

  • 1 packet spaghetti 

  • Parmesan cheese

  • 3 tablespoons water

  • 1 cup warm water

  • Salt and pepper – to taste


Add the 3 tablespoons of water to a large saucepan.

Turn the heat to medium/high.

Add, and fry, the carrot, celery, and garlic together.

Add the beef.

Stir through until the beef has just cooked.

Add the tin (can) of tomatoes.

Stir through.

In a small bowl, mix the beef soup and 1 cup of warm water together.

Add the soup to the mince.

Stir through.

Turn down the heat and allow to simmer for 5-10 minutes, or until slightly thick.

Cook the spaghetti according to the instructions on the back of the packet.

Serve the Bolognese with parmesan cheese and garnish with fresh basil.

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