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Spaghetti Bolognese 3-2-1
Prep: 10 min
Cook: 20 min
Servings: 2
A hearty pasta dish, packed with hidden veg!


  • 120 g spaghetti or other pasta
  • spray olive or canola oil spray
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 200 g lean beef mince
  • 1 stalk celery, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 x 400 g can no-added-salt diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbs worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 1/3 cup low-fat cheese, grated


  1. Cook spaghetti according to packet instructions.
  2. Spray a frying pan with oil.
  3. Gently cook onion and garlic until soft.
  4. Turn up the heat and add the mince and cooked till browned, breaking it up with a wooden spoon.
  5. Reduce heat to medium, add in celery and carrot and cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Add tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, pepper and herbs to the pan. Cook for 5 minutes with a lid on, then stir, remove lid and cook for 5-10 minutes to thicken up.
  7. Top spaghetti with the bolognaise sauce and a sprinkle of cheese.

Variation: Add a grated zucchini, a can of lentils and another can of tomatoes to stretch this sauce to feed 4.
Comment: *To make this dish gluten free, use a gluten free pasta and check the Worcestershire sauce - some brands contain gluten *To make this dish dairy-free, use a soy cheese or leave it out

Healthy tip!

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Nutrition Information

per serving per 100g
Energy 2135 kJ 388 kJ
510 Cal 93 Cal
Protein 35 g 6 g
Fat, total 15 g 3 g
— saturated 7 g 1 g
Carbohydrate 51 g 9 g
— sugars 14 g 3 g
Sodium 462 mg 84 mg
Fibre 11 g 2 g

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Comments (2)

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    It is quick and easy, definitely a recipe to keep
    Posted on: 12 Dec 19

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    This pasta is delicious
    Carrie Lopez
    Posted on: 06 Jun 18

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