Spaghetti Bolognese Video

Enjoy our lighter version of this classic Italian dish – tasty and simple.

Spaghetti bolognaise 

SmartPoints® value per serve
Prep time: 20 min  |  Cook time: 40 min
Serves: 4


400g extra lean beef mince   
◎ 1 brown onion, coarsely chopped
◎ 1 zucchini, coarsely grated
◎ 1 large carrot, coarsely chopped
◎ 1 red capsicum, coarsely chopped
◎ 200g button mushrooms, sliced
◎ 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
◎ 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
2 tbs tomato paste
◎ 1 tbs Italian dried herbs
1 vegetable stock cube  
240g spaghetti

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1. Lightly spray a large saucepan with oil and heat over medium heat. Cook beef mince, without stirring, for 2 minutes or until browned, then break up any lumps with a wooden spoon. Add onion, zucchini, carrot, capsicum, mushroom, garlic, tomatoes, tomato paste, dried herbs and stock cube dissolved in 150ml hot water. Stir well and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and cook, covered, for 30-40 minutes or until sauce thickens. 

2. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet instructions, or until al dente. Drain. Divide between 4 plates and spoon over the sauce.

SERVING SUGGESTION: Fresh basil leaves.
TIP: For a vegetarian option, swap beef mince for Quorn and use vegetable stock. The recipe will then be 8 SmartPoints value per serve.