Classic spaghetti Bolognese

Total Time
0:40
Prep
0:05
Cook
0:35
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Make this recipe in bulk, portion it up and freeze for instant good-for-you ready meals
Ingredients
  • Calorie controlled cooking spray
    4 spray(s)
  • Extra lean beef mince (5% fat), raw
    400 g
  • Onion(s)
    1 medium, finely chopped
  • Mushrooms
    200 g, sliced
  • Carrots, raw
    200 g, halved lengthways and thinly sliced
  • Tinned Tomatoes
    800 g, 2x 400g
  • Tomato Purèe
    1 tablespoons, level
  • White pasta, dry
    240 g, spaghetti
  • Basil, fresh
    3 teaspoons, to serve
  • Dried Mixed Herbs
    1 teaspoons
Instructions
  1. Heat a large nonstick pan over a medium-high heat and mist with cooking spray. Add the mince and cook for 5-6 minutes. Add the onion, mushrooms and carrots and cook for a further 4-5 minutes, until the mince is browned and the vegetables are starting to soften.
  2. Stir in the tomatoes, tomato purée and dried herbs. Season and bring to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 20-25 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta to pack instructions, then drain.
  4. Serve the pasta topped with the meat sauce and basil leaves.

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