Simple spaghetti bolognese

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No matter how old you are, this classic is always a winner!

 

Difficulty: Medium

Time: 40 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 818 / Protein 55g / Carbohydr. 109g / Fat 17g

Ingredients (4 servings)

500 gspaghetti
500 gground beef
800 mlcrushed tomatoes (canned)
1 clovegarlic
1onion
150 gcarrots
1 tbsporegano (dried)
Parmesan cheese (grated) for serving
salt
pepper
vegetable oil for frying

Utensils

large saucepan, vegetable peeler, large frying pan, pasta tongs (optional), sieve, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Sangiovese
A medium-bodied, dry Sangiovese from Tuscany is the ideal pairing for this dish. Its fruit forwardness and bold acidity offers dynamic excitement to the palate.

Step 1

Simple spaghetti bolognese

Finely chop garlic. Peel and dice onion and carrots.

vegetable peeler, cutting board, knife

1 clove garlic / 1 onion / 150 g carrots

Step 2

Simple spaghetti bolognese

Heat some vegetable oil in a large frying pan and sauté onions, garlic, and carrots. Add ground beef and cook over medium-high heat until meat is browned, approx. 6 – 10 min. While cooking, break into pieces with a cooking spoon. Season with salt and pepper.

large frying pan, cooking spoon

500 g ground beef / salt / pepper / vegetable oil for frying

Step 3

Simple spaghetti bolognese

Add crushed tomatoes and season again with salt, pepper, and oregano. Simmer without a lid over medium heat for approx. 15 – 20 min.

800 ml crushed tomatoes / 1 tbsp oregano / salt / pepper

Step 4

Simple spaghetti bolognese

In the meantime, cook pasta in plenty of salted boiling water according to package instructions for approx. 10 – 12 min. until al dente. Drain, top with sauce, and serve with grated Parmesan.

large saucepan, pasta tongs (optional), sieve

500 g spaghetti / salt / Parmesan cheese to serve