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Spaghetti Bolognese

Try this yummy healthy version of a tried and tested classic — the kids will love it!

spaghetti with meat and pepper sauce on top
Serves
4
Price*
£1.10 Per Serving
Ready in**
40 Minutes
 

Nutritional information

Each serving of this recipe contains 431 calories, which is 22 percent of your reference intake for calories.
The sugar is rated MED with 15 grams, which is 16 percent of your reference intake for sugar.
The fat is rated LOW with 5.4 grams, which is 8 percent of your reference intake for fat.
The saturated fat is rated LOW with 1.6 grams, which is 8 percent of your reference intake for saturated fat.
Salt is rated at LOW with 0.3 grams, which is 5 percent of your reference intake for salt. skip to ingredients and directions

Calories
431
22%
MED
Sugar
15g
16%
LOW
Fat
5.4g
8%
LOW
Sat Fat
1.6g
8%
LOW
Salt
0.3g
5%
*Prices are intended as guideline only.
**Cook times are intended as guidelines only.

What it takes

  • 300g extra lean minced beef
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 2 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 200g mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 medium courgette, chopped
  • 150ml reduced salt stock
  • 300g dried spaghetti
  • Ground black pepper

How to make it

  1. Heat a large saucepan and add the minced beef a handful at a time, heat, cooking it until browned. Add the onion and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients, apart from the spaghetti. Bring to the boil, then lower the heat and simmer gently for 15-20 minutes.
  3. When the sauce has been cooking for 10 minutes, start to cook the spaghetti. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil, add the spaghetti and bring back to the boil. Stir well and cook for about 8-10 minutes, until tender.
  4. Season the Bolognese sauce with pepper. Drain the spaghetti and serve with the sauce.