Spaghetti bolognese


Serves

2 adults and 2 kids

Preparation time

15 minutes

Cooking time

45 minutes

Utensils needed

  • Frying pan
  • Saucepan
  • Chopping board
  • Chopping knife
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Wooden spoon
  • Measuring jug

Ingredients

  • 450 g of lean minced beef or lamb
  • 6 mushrooms, chopped
  • ½ red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 low-salt beef or vegetable stock cube dissolved in 275 ml of boiling water
  • 1 dessertspoon of tomato sauce
  • pinch of salt if desired
  • pepper
  • 1 dessertspoon of plain flour
  • 225 g of spaghetti
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 420 g tin of chopped tomatoes

Method

  1. Cook the mince (beef or lamb), onions, mushrooms and carrots in a dry pan (low heat) for 15 minutes. (There is sufficient fat in mince for frying). Drain any excess fat from pan.
  2. Add the flour and stir well.
  3. Add the stock, tin of chopped tomatoes, tomato sauce, salt and pepper. Cook gently for 45 minutes.
  4. Cook the spaghetti for 10–15 minutes in a saucepan of boiling salted water. Strain.

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