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A light blue plate with spaghetti bolognese
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Easy Spaghetti Bolognese (No Wine)

Easy Spaghetti Bolognese with no wine added , the best comfort food no matter the season. A fabulous homemade bolognese sauce full of big flavours, and the nation's favourite pasta make the best combo for a healthy and nutritious dinner. A big hit with the whole family, this spaghetti bolognese is my absolute favourite food.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 390kcal


  • 500 g ground beef / minced beef
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes (400 g, 13oz)
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 celery sticks
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoon grated parmesan
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Italian herbs
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • ¼ packet spaghetti (125 g, 4 oz)
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 3 cloves of garlic


  • Heat up the oil in a large pan, the chop the onion and add it to it, leaving to cook for about 3-4 minutes until translucent.
  • Add the ground beef, and stir continuosly, until the beef is browned all over. 
  • Chop the carrot, garlic and celery sticks, and add them to the pan together with the beef stock.
  • Leave to cook with the lid on until the liquid is reduced, then add the chopped tomatoes and leave to cook until the sauce is reduced again.
  • Season with salt, pepper, add the parmesan, Italian herbs, and parsley, and turn off the heat for now.
  • Separately, cook the spaghetti according to the packet instructions, then drain the water, and add the spagetti to the pan.
  • Turn the heat on again, and mix everything well, stiring for about 1-2 minutes so that the sauce can coat the spaghetti well. When ready, remove from the heat and serve hot.


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Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 560mg | Potassium: 598mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2740IU | Vitamin C: 5.5mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 2.9mg