Classic spaghetti Bolognese

8
8
8
SmartPoints value per serving
Total Time
40 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
35 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Make this hearty spaghetti bolognese 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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