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Easy Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe
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Easy Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe

This is my take on traditional spaghetti bolognese recipe. Healthy and very delicious recipe your family will all love!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: best ever spaghetti bolognese, delicious spaghetti bolognese, healthy spaghetti bolognese, original spaghetti bolognese, spaghetti bolognese, traditional spaghetti bolognese
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 650kcal


  • 500 grams minced beef
  • 1 large carrot (sliced)
  • 1 stalk celery (sliced)
  • 1 medium onion (sliced)
  • 1 medium apple (peeled & sliced)
  • 250 grams diced tomatoes
  • 250 grams tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons tomato paste
  • 2 pcs bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon italian herbs
  • 2 tablespoon fish sauce or anchovies
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 500 grams spaghetti or any pasta you have
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • parmesan cheese for garnishing


  • In a food processor, put together carrots, celery and apple then coarsely puree. Set aside.
  • Heat the olive oil in the large pan over medium/high heat. When the oil is hot, add onions then minced beef, stir continously to avoid lumps and cook until all meat has browned (about 5-10 minutes)
  • Add pureed vegetables, mix for a minute or two then add tomato paste. Continue to stir for about 2 minutes then add pureed vegetables, bay leaves, italian herbs, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes and fish sauce.
  • Turn heat into low then simmer for about 2.5 to 3 hours.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.


  • Cook pasta according to packaging instructions.
  • Serve with sauce and top with grated parmesan cheese