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Really simple Spaghetti Bolognese

10 minutes

4 Servings

Spaghetti Bolognese is a classic Italian meat sauce that is a staple in most families. This super simple Spaghetti Bolognese is the perfect dinner for any night of the week and will wow your family or guests.

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Really simple Spaghetti Bolognese


A splash of olive oil.

1 onion finely diced.

2 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped.

1 carrot, peeled and finely chopped.

3 or 4 mushrooms, finely chopped.

450grms of Steepleton Lodge Beef mince (for the best taste).

A large glass of red wine, including a sip for the chef!

A good slug of tomato puree.

A squeeze of tomato Ketchup.

1 tsp of dried oregano.

1/2 tsp dried thyme.

1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce.

1 beef stock cube crushed.

1tsp marmite (optional), but it really makes a difference.

1 can chopped tomatoes.

300grms dried spaghetti.

3-4 spring onions, chopped for garnish.

Grated parmesan to serve.


1. Heat the Olive oil in a large frying pan. Add the onion and cook until soft.

2. Add the garlic and cook for a further 5 minutes.

3. Add carrot and mushrooms for a further 2-3 minutes.

4. Add the mince and cook until browned. Break up the lumos.

5. Drink a sip of wine and add the rest. Simmer to reduce the wine by 1/2,

6. Add the tomato puree, oregano, thyme, beef stock cube, martmite and Worcestershire

sauce, Ketchup and simmer until thickened.

7. Boil a pan of salted water, add the spaghetti and cook for 10-12 minutes.

8. Drain the spaghetti and serve.

9. Spoon the bolognaise on top of the spaghetti.

10. Sprinkle the grated parmesan and garnish with spring onions..

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