Bolognese Sauce with Spaghetti

A good base meat sauce for serving with pasta.

1 hour
Prep Time
Bolognese Sauce with Spaghetti


  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 500g lean beef mince
  • ΒΌ cup tomato paste
  • 400g can crushed tomatoes, in juice
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 3 cups water
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 250g spaghetti, cooked
  • Puhoi Valley Parmesan cheese, grated


  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan. Add onion and cook until golden, stirring constantly. Stir in meat and quickly brown. Add tomato paste and canned tomatoes. Stir in basil, oregano and water.
  2. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and cook uncovered for 45 minutes or until mixture is a thick sauce consistency. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve over hot pasta garnished with parmesan cheese.

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