Traditional Spaghetti Bolognese recipe. Rich in tomato flavour with a hint of basil. Perfect for a busy day. Kids will love it, even if they don't like tomatoes.
preparation: 10 minutes
making: 40 minutes
total: 50 minutes
servings: 5 portions
nutrition: 672 calories per serving
- 750g beef pork minced meat
- 1 white onion
- 2 garlic cloves
- 150g of plum tomatoes
- 400g (1 tin) of chopped tomatoes
- 50g of tomato ketchup
- a handful of fresh basil, chopped
- oil for greasing
- 250g of dried Spaghetti pasta
- 1 tsp of salt
- 1 tsp of black pepper
- 1 tsp of ground paprika
Prepare your veggies.
Peel the onion and chop it into small pieces. Wash the tomatoes and cut them into halves. Crush garlic. Chop fresh basil, leaving some leaves for decorating.
Heat the oil in the large non-stick pan and fry the meat over high heat until browned, stir constantly (around 5 minutes).
Once the meat is brown, add onion and garlic, and cook further for a few minutes. Decrease the heat to medium-high. Season with salt, pepper and paprika.
Add plum tomatoes in and cook for about 5 minutes until softened. Add chopped basil.
Stir in the chopped tomatoes and ketchup. Bring to a boil. Cover with a lid and simmer for 25 minutes stirring occasionally. Taste and adjust seasonings.
In the meantime, boil water for pasta.
Add spaghetti to the water and a pinch of salt, and cook following the instructions on the package.
When pasta is ready, drain and add to the sauce Mix all together and serve.
Decorate with fresh basil leaves.