Easy Peasy Bolognese

    25 min

    Make your Bolognese sauce taste like it has been simmering away all day long. A super easy recipe that your family will think you slaved over! Serve with any sort of pasta. This also freezes well.

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    Serves: 3 

    • 2 tablespoons oil
    • 500g minced beef
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 1 large clove garlic, crushed
    • 1 tin tomato soup
    • 125ml water
    • 1 teaspoon marmite
    • 2 teaspoons dried basil

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. In a saucepan heat 1 tablespoon of the oil and brown mince (an easy way to get lumps out of mince while cooking is to use a whisk!). Place mince in a sieve and rest while fat drains.
    2. While fat is draining, in same saucepan add remaining tablespoon of oil and add onions. Cook gently till soft, approximately 5 minutes. Add garlic, cook gently for 2 minutes.
    3. Return mince to saucepan add remaining ingredients. Cook for 10 minutes. Serve with your favourite pasta.

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    its was easy and my husband dident like it but i enjoyed it  -  16 Jun 2017  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)


    This is such an easy but tasty bolognese sauce recipe. I've made many over the years but this is the only one I go to now as its quick and delish. Sent the recipe to my daughter who also now only makes this one.  -  21 Mar 2015  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)


    This is the quickest and best tasting 'spagety' sauce I have found to date! I highly recommend it. But watch the vegemite, what the recipe says, ie one teaspoon, is all you need! Enjoy!!!  -  14 May 2014  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)