Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese

The all time favourite

  • Course: Main Dish
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Servings: 6 adults

Ingredients

  • 3 TBS olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 each Onion peeled
  • 1 each carrot peeled
  • 1 each celery stick cut fine
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • 400 g mince
  • 1 TBS Tomato paste
  • 600 ml Pasta Factory Napoletana Sauce or make your own
  • 1 tsp oregano fresh or dried
  • 1 TBS Italian Parsley chopped
  • 8 each Tomatoes cut in half & optional
  • to taste Parmesan cheese
  • to taste salt & pepper and chilli, if you like
  • 600 g Fresh Pasta Factory Spaghetti or any other pasta shape you enjoy

Instructions

  1. Wash & chop all vegetables finely, either in a food processor or by hand.
  2. Heat the oil in a large sauce pan, add chopped vegetable mixture and cook over low heat, stirring frequently, for about 6 minutes
  3. Add the minced beef and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently and breaking up any lumps in the meat with a wooden spoon. Stir in the tomato paste & mix well.
  4. Add the herbs
  5. Cook for 2-3 minutes, then add the Pasta Factory Napoletana Sauce. Season to taste with salt & pepper. Stir well and bring to the boil.
  6. Cover the pan and simmer gently for 30 minutes, stirring from time to time to avoid burning. Add a little water if needed. Add tomatoes (cut in half) and simmer for 5-10 minutes more.Taste for seasoning and toss with hot freshly cooked Pasta Factory Spaghetti and top with freshly grated parmesan cheese. Alternatively, use for best Beef Lasagne recipe!