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Easy spaghetti Bolognese

Your essential spaghetti Bolognese recipe.
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Recipe from: 3 March 2014
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min


  • 700
    beef lean mince
  • 1
    onion - chopped
  • 1
    dried oregano
  • 1
    mushrooms - sliced
  • 1
    chopped tomatoes
  • 3
    tomato purée
  • 300
    beef stock
  • 450
    uncooked spaghetti
  • Parmesan - grated (optional)
Servings: Change Serving


Fry the mince and onion in a large, non-stick saucepan for 5 minutes until browned. Add the oregano, mushrooms, chopped tomatoes and tomato purée.

Pour the stock into the pan. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti in boiling water for 10 minutes until tender, then drain.

Stir the mince into the spaghetti or spoon on top with a little Parmesan, grated.


For lasagne, use this Bolognese sauce alternately layered with essential Waitrose Cheese Sauce and essential Waitrose Lasagne sheets, then top with mature English cheddar, grated. Bake for 25-30 minutes until golden.


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