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Spaghetti Bolognese Simple Recipe

Spaghetti Bolognese Sauce

This satisfying, tasty spaghetti bolognese recipe is a perfect way how to start the beginning of the week with a smile and it's fantastic for family-together dinner time.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 786kcal
Author Lea


Bolognese sauce

  • 750 g minced beef
  • 2 onions
  • 5 - 6 cloves of garlic
  • 690 g Passata sauce
  • 1 tin plum tomatoes
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 3 tbsp of caster sugar
  • 200 ml red wine
  • 1 tbsp dry oregano
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cube organic beef stock


  • parmesan to decorate
  • fresh basil to decorate


  • Finely chop the onion and garlic (you can grate the garlic instead).
  • Fry the onion in a large pan. Once the onion starts browning add the beef mince into the pan and fry further for 5 minutes.
  • Mix in the garlic, Passata sauce, plum tomatoes, stock cube and wine.
  • Crush the dry oregano in your hand and add it in too, then season all with sugar, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil then reduce to a lower heat and simmer for approx. 2.5 - 3 hours. Stir occasionally.
  • When the sauce is almost ready, cook the pasta according to a packaging instruction (10 - 12 minutes).
  • Drain the pasta, stir in Bolognese sauce. Decorate with parmesan and fresh basil.


Calories: 786kcal