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Spaghetti Bolognese

Preparation: 10 mins

Cooking: 25 mins

Serves 4, costs under £4.00


  • ½ Pack Minced Beef (200g) (Lean)
  • 2 Onions (120g) (Small Sized)
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (6g)
  • 2 Tins Chopped Tomatoes (800g)
  • 2 Teaspoons Mixed Herbs (2g)
  • 1 Red Pepper (160g)
  • 5 Mushrooms (100g) (Large Sized)
  • 1 Carrot (80g) (Medium Sized)
  • ½ Pack Spaghetti (300g)
  • 1 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil (10g)
  • 1 Pinch Ground Black Pepper (1g)

Allergy Disclaimer

Always check the label of each ingredient for allergy warnings.


  1. Peel and chop the onions, slice the mushrooms and the red pepper. Finely chop or crush garlic.
  2. Heat the oil in a pan then slowly brown the onion over a gentle heat.
  3. Add the mince, stirring to stop it from sticking.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients, apart from the spaghetti, bring the sauce to the boil, cover and then lower the heat and simmer gently for 15- 20 minutes, giving it a stir now and again.
  5. While that’s cooking bring a large pan of water to the boil, add the spaghetti and follow the instructions on the packet for cooking.
  6. Add pepper to sauce to taste. Drain the spaghetti and serve with sauce.
  7. Serve with crusty bread and a side salad.

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